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Mini Mummy Meatloaves

Mini Mummy Meatloaves with Texas Tomato Ketchup and Bat Shaped Tater Tots

This spook-tacular recipe is perfect for Halloween entertaining; easily made into tasty mini appetizers utilizing mini muffin tins or for a larger sized entree portion use pumpkin shaped cookie cutters. I'm serving them with baked, bat-shaped tater tots and copious amounts of Texas Tomato Ketchup. I know your family, friends, kids, and party goers will scream for this tasty meal.
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Course: Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Entertaining, Halloween, Meatloaf, Organic
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Biscuit Topper: 8 minutes
Author: athomewithrebecka


  • large or medium pumpkin cookie cutters
  • or mini muffin tins
  • bat shaped cookie cutter
  • 2 lined cookie sheets


For the Meatloaf

  • 1 pounds ground wagyu beef
  • 1 ½ cups Italian style bread crumbs
  • 1 12-ounce Bottle Jelly Queens Texas Tomato Ketchup divided
  • 2 eggs large
  • ½ cup milk or cream
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • ½ cup diced onion
  • 1 package crescent rolls unrolled and sliced
  • 2 tablespoons chopped parsley for garnish
  • ¼ cup frozen peas

For The Tater Tots

  • 2 pounds russet or golden potatoes peeled
  • 2 tablespoon flour
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • ¼ teaspoon dried oregano
  • 2 tablespoons chopped green onion
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • spray oil


For the meatloaf

  • Heat the oven to 375 F. Line a sheet pan with parchment and spray with cooking oil
  • If making mini muffins: line 12-cup muffin tin with foil liners
  • Meanwhile, in a bowl, combine eggs, ketchup, Worcestershire, ½ teaspoon salt, ¼ test pepper; stir in breadcrumbs. Stir to combine.
    Add beef and mix until incorporated. Divide the mixture among the foil lined cups or fill pumpkin cookie cutters with mixture and place formed meatloaf on prepared sheet pan.
    Pour about 1 tablespoon Texas Tomato Ketchup over each loaf and bake at 372F. for 12 minutes. Remove from the oven.
  • While meatloaves are cooking. Open and roll out crescent rolls. Cut intodiffrent length strips. When meatloaves are cooled slightly, add more ketchup to each and top with strips of dough to remember mummy wrapping. 
    Bake in oven for 8 minutes or until the pastry is golden brown. Test doneness with a meat thermometer 155F.
    Top loaf with two peas for eyes.

For the Tater Tots

  • Place peeled potatoes in a pot, add enough cold water to cover and bring to a boil and cook for 6-7 minutes; drain well and let cool
  • Using a box grater, finely shred potatoes. If any liquid remains, use a cheese cloth to remove any excess.
    Move mixture to a large bowl. Stir in flour, garlic, onion powder, oregano; season with salt and pepper, to taste. The mixture should workable but dry.
  • Put enough mixture into bat shaped cookie cutter to fill. Press doesand add more filing. Remove from the cutter and place on a greased cookie sheet. Continue until all the potatoes mixtures gone.
  • Cook in a 375F. oven for 20-25 minutes or until crispy and golden brown


Serve with more Texas Tomato Ketchup