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Hanky Pankies - An Old Fashioned Polish Mistake

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Appetizer, Entree, Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: hanky pankies, hanky panky, hanky panky appetizers, hanky panky food, polish disasters, polish mistakes
Servings: 50 appetizers
Author: Barbara

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 pound ground sausage
  • 1 pound Velveeta
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 1/2 Tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano (optional)
  • 1 package cocktail bread

Instructions

  • Brown ground beef and ground sausage in a large skillet; drain excess grease if needed.
    Hanky Pankies - An Old Fashioned Polish Mistake are a tasty appetizer made with ground beef, ground sausage and  Velveeta.  
  • Add diced Velveeta, garlic powder, Worcestershire sauce and oregano (optional), and cook on low, stirring until cheese is melted.
    Hanky Pankies - An Old Fashioned Polish Mistake are a tasty appetizer made with ground beef, ground sausage and  Velveeta.  
  • Arrange cocktail bread on a large sheet pan.
    Hanky Pankies - An Old Fashioned Polish Mistake are a tasty appetizer made with ground beef, ground sausage and  Velveeta.  
  • Top each slice with 1 tablespoon of meat mixture.
    Hanky Pankies - An Old Fashioned Polish Mistake are a tasty appetizer made with ground beef, ground sausage and  Velveeta.  
  • Bake in a preheated 400 degree oven for 10 minutes or until golden brown and hot.
    Hanky Pankies - An Old Fashioned Polish Mistake are a tasty appetizer made with ground beef, ground sausage and  Velveeta.  
  • See notes for freezing instructions.
    Hanky Pankies - An Old Fashioned Polish Mistake are a tasty appetizer made with ground beef, ground sausage and  Velveeta.  

Notes

  • Try serving these with a bowl of soup in the winter for the perfect meal. 
  • If you like spicy food, use hot ground sausage, or if you do not like any heat at all, use mild ground sausage.
  • The addition of dried oregano is completely optional in this recipe. 
  • A small cookie scoop works great scoop the meat mixture onto the cocktail bread. 
  • These Polish Mistakes can be eaten right away or can be frozen for later use.
    • To freeze, top each cocktail bread slice with meat mixture. Place sheet pan in the freezer until each polish disaster is frozen. Place in an air-tight resealable bag and store in the freezer. 
    • Pull out the desired amount of appetizers, place frozen on a sheet pan. Bake in a preheated 400 degree F oven for 12 minutes or until heated through.