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Easy Halloween Sloppy Joes

 Easy Halloween  Sloppy Joes
My grandma served these sandwiches every time I visited, and when I had children of my own, I made these sandwiches. My grandchildren enjoy it now, too. It's an inexpensive recipe to make, so it's great for a party. —Patricia Pidgeon, Sycamore, Illinois
8 ServingsPrep: 5 min. Cook: 45 min.


  • 1 pound ground turkey or beef
    With Johnsonville Italian Sausage.

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  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1-1/2 cups ketchup
  • 3/4 cup sweet pickle relish
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 8 hamburger buns, split
  • 8 slices process American cheese
  • 2 baby dill pickles, sliced


  • In a large skillet, cook beef and onion over medium heat until the
  • meat is no longer pink; drain. Stir in the ketchup, relish and brown
  • sugar. Cover and simmer for 30 minutes or until heated through.
  • Spoon over hamburger bun halves. Cut each slice of cheese diagonally.
  • Cut one piece diagonally again. Use two smaller triangles as eyes
  • and large triangle as mouth. Put 1 slice pickle on each eye. Yield:
  • 8 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 433 calories, 14 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 51 mg cholesterol, 1,247 mg sodium, 59 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 20 g protein.