Jack-O-Lantern Pot Pie Recipe

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Put a smile on their faces with this tasty Halloween family night dish. Check out our pumpkin carving patterns for ideas on a face to carve in the crust. You can learn how to make your own homemade pie crust with our easy step-by-step instructions.
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  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, pressed
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 package (15 ounce) refrigerated pie crust
  • 1 tablespoon mustard
  • 3 cups shredded monterey jack cheese, or cheese of choice
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 large egg
  • red and yellow liquid food coloring
35 mins
40 mins
1.25 hrs
  • Cook the ground beef, onion, garlic, salt, and pepper in a large skillet over medium heat. Stir until beef is cooked through and crumbly.
  • Stir in ketchup and Worcestershire sauce; cool.
  • Unfold 1 piecrust and place on a lightly greased baking sheet.
  • Spread mustard evenly over crust.
  • Stir 2 cups of cheese into meat mixture and spoon onto the center of the crust, leaving a 2 inch border around the edge.
  • Unfold the remaining piecrust and cut a jack-o-lantern face into it.
  • Place the cut out crust on top of the meat mixture.
  • Crimp all edges of the crust to seal.
  • Using cut out pieces of crust, create a "stem" for the top of the pumpkin.
  • Whisk together 2 tablespoons of water, egg, and 1 drop of red and yellow food coloring; brush over the entire crust.
  • Bake at 425° F for 20 minutes, remove from oven, and brush again with the egg mixture.
  • Fill eyes, nose, and mouth with remaining 1/2 cup cheese.
  • Bake 5-10 more minutes or until golden brown.
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"The kids thought this Jack-O-Lantern pie was fun! I thought it would be difficult to make but it wasn't too bad. It even tasted great and made a fun Halloween supper."
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"Excellent meat pie! Our guests loved it. We used our own crust recipe, but otherwise followed it to the letter."
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