Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Vintage Recipe: Impossible Cheeseburger Pie

I'm digging into old recipe boxes and rediscovering the family favorites hidden inside! You'll find carefully handwritten recipe cards, newspapers and magazines clippings and even some hastily scrawled directions on scraps of paper, all from years (and years) ago! They're all getting scanned and transcribed so you can enjoy them in your own home kitchen. 

This recipe for Cheeseburger Impossible Pie is the Impossible Cheeseburger Pie from my childhood. It is a popular recipe by Betty Crocker for Bisquick Baking Mix.

It’s so simple to make and it tastes surprisingly good! If you don’t have Bisquick on hand, you can mix up a batch of Homemade Baking Mix.

The recipe was handwritten on both sides of an index card. It was found in an old large recipe file box. The age of the recipe card is unknown.

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When I made this pie, I was a bit leery about the addition of sliced tomatoes on top. We never ate it like that when I was a kid. But, I grabbed a few tomatoes from my garden and added them anyway. They were the perfect compliment to the pie! Don’t skip them if you can help it!

The original recipe has been scanned and is transcribed below. It can be printed for use in your own home kitchen. Enjoy!

Please Note: Every effort has been made to transcribe these old recipe cards completely and accurately. Many have faded, are stained, or simply do not include every step or tool used in the process. We have changed the wording in some places and added instruction in others to make the text a bit clearer. 

We do not test or verify all the information found on these old cards. If you choose use the information found here, please know that you do so at your own risk.
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Impossible Cheeseburger Pie

prep time: 15 minscook time: 30 minstotal time: 45 mins
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  • 1 lb. Ground Beef
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped Onion
  • 1/2 cup Milk
  • 3/4 cup Bisquick Baking Mix or Homemade Baking Mix
  • 3 Eggs
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/4 tsp Pepper
  • 2 Tomatoes, sliced
  • 2 cups Shredded Cheddar Cheese


Grease pie plate. Cook ground beef until brown. Add onions and cook until clear. Spread in pie pan.

Combine milk, eggs, Bisquick, salt and pepper. Mix in 1 cup of the cheddar cheese. Pour over the ground beef mixture.

Bake at 400°F for 25 minutes.

Top with sliced tomatoes and the remaining cheese. Bake for 5 to 8 minutes more.
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1 comment:

Unknown said...

This recipe is delicious! I first made it years ago and when I saw it here, I was so happy! The original recipe was correct with 1&1/2 cups milk. It was copied wrong on the typed recipe that most people will print out.Thank you for the trip down memory lane with some of these old recipes!