Polka Dot Meatloaf

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Total Time
2hrs 15mins
10 mins
2 hrs 5 mins

I haven't made this, but looks nice, a kid pleaser. Stagger the placement of the cheese on the second layer so it is not directly above the first layer. *The string cheese amount is 6 pieces (1 ounce each). The computer system did not want to add it in! Pillsbury recipe

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  1. Heat oven to 375' In a large bowl, mix ground beef, 1/4 Celsius of the ketchup, the bread crumbs, Worcestershire sauce, salt and egg. Press 1/3 of mixture in bottom of ungreased 8x4 loaf pan.
  2. Place 2 pieces of the string cheese lengthwise and evenly spaced over beef mixture, with one end of the cheese about 1/2 inch from end of pan. Cut 2 pieces of string cheese in half crosswise. Place 2 half pieces on beef mixture so cheese extends full length of pan. Press cheese into beef mixture.
  3. Top with half of remaining beef mixture, pat evenly in place. Top with remaining string cheese in two rows; press inches Press remaining beef mixture over cheese. Press ends and edges of beef mixture well to seal in cheese; smooth top.
  4. Bake 45 minutes. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, mix remaining 1/4 cup ketchup, the mustard and brown sugar.
  5. Remove meatloaf from oven. Spoon juices from meatloaf; spoon ketchup mixture evenly over top.
  6. Return to oven; bake 35 to 45 minutes longer or until thermometer inserted in center of meat loaf reads 160'. Let stand 15 minutes before cuttung into slices.