Burger for a Bunch Recipe from the 70s or 80s

I need the recipe for "Burger for a Bunch". I can't find the book it was in. It used ground beef and potato flakes. There was mayo in the crust, I think. It was from the 70s or 80s.

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By Lois from San Mateo, CA

October 29, 20100 found this helpful

Hi! I saw this recipe submitted by Nancy C. Latham, in "Taste of Home". I hope it is what you are looking for.

Burgers for a Bunch - 6-8 Servings, Prep: 45 min. Bake: 20 min.

Ingredients

FILLING:

1 pound ground beef

1/2 cup chopped onion

1 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon pepper

3/4 cup instant potato flakes

1 egg, beaten

1/4 cup ketchup

1/4 cup hamburger relish

1 tablespoon prepared mustard

1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese

CRUST:

1/2 cup butter, divided

1/2 cup instant potato flakes, divided

2 cups all-purpose flour

1 tablespoon sugar

1 teaspoon cream of tartar

1 teaspoon baking soda

1/2 cup milk

1/4 cup mayonnaise

Additional milk

Burgers for a Bunch

Directions

In a large skillet, cook beef, onion, salt and pepper over medium

heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Stir in the potato flakes,

egg, ketchup, relish and mustard; set aside.

For crust, melt 2 tablespoons butter in a small saucepan. Stir in 1/4

cup potato flakes; set aside.

In a bowl, combine the flour, sugar, cream of tartar and baking soda

and remaining potato flakes. Cut in remaining butter; add milk and

mayonnaise. Blend until a soft dough forms.

Divide in half. On a floured surface, roll one portion of dough into

a 10-in. circle. Place in a 9-in. pie plate. Spread with meat

filling; sprinkle with cheese. Roll out remaining dough and place on

top of filling. Seal and flute edges. Brush with milk; sprinkle with

reserved buttered potato mixture.

Bake at 375° for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown. Cut into

wedges to serve.

Yield: 6-8 servings.

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October 29, 20100 found this helpful

This is from CDKitchen (cooking website) and is probably the same recipe submitted by Sally. FYI - type into the internet anything like that and you will probably find what you want. I just typed in "Burgers for a Bunch" and found all sorts of things. (Don't worry about typing in http: or www.)

Ingredients:

***Filling***

1 pound lean ground beef

1/2 cup chopped onion

1 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon pepper

3/4 cup instant potato flakes

1 egg, beaten

1/4 cup ketchup

1/4 cup hamburger relish

1 tablespoon prepared mustard

1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese

***Crust***

1/2 cup butter or margarine, divided

1/2 cup instant potato flakes, divided

2 cups flour

1 tablespoon sugar

1 teaspoon cream of tartar

1 teaspoon baking soda

1/2 cup milk

1/4 cup mayonnaise

Additional milk

Directions:

In large skillet, brown ground beef with onion, salt, and pepper until meat is browned; drain. Stir in potato flakes, egg, ketchup, relish and mustard; set aside.

For crust, melt 2 tablespoons butter in a small saucepan. Stir in half the potato flakes; set aside.

In a mixing bowl, combine remaining potato flakes, flour, sugar, cream of tartar and baking soda. Cut in remaining butter; add milk and mayonnaise. Blend until a soft dough forms. Divide in half.

On a floured surface, roll one portion of dough into a 10" circle. Place in a 9" pie pan. Spread with meat filling; sprinkle with cheese. Roll out remaining dough and place on top of filling. Seal and flute edges. Brush with milk; sprinkle with reserved buttered potato mixture. Bake at 375 degrees F for 20 to 25 minutes or until golden brown. Cut into wedges to serve.

This recipe from CDKitchen for Burgers For A Bunch serves/makes 8

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October 30, 20100 found this helpful

I found this on Adventures of a Food Slut. Sorry, but that's what the website name says.

Sounds yummy. I'll have to try this recipe.

Burger for a Bunch

Hamburger filling (below)

1/2 cup mashed potato flakes, divided

2 Tbsp. melted butter

2 cups flour

1Tbsp. sugar

1 tsp. cream of tartar

1 tsp baking soda

1/3 cup butter

1/2 cup milk

1/4 cup mayonnaise

1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese

Prepare hamburger filling as directed below; set aside.

Preheat oven to 375.

Combine 1/4 cup of the potato flakes with melted butter; set aside.

In large mixing bowl combine remaining 1/4 cup potato flakes, flour, sugar, cream of tartar and baking soda. Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Add milk and mayonnaise; blend until a soft dough forms. Divide in half; shape into balls. Roll out one ball on floured surface to 9" circle. Place on greased cookie sheet. Spread filling to within 1/2" of edge and sprinkle with cheese. Roll out remaining dough and place on filling; seal edges with a fork. Brush with milk and sprinkle with reserved potato flakes.

Bake for 20-25 minutes at 375 until golden brown.

Hamburger Filling

1 lb. ground beef

1/2 cup chopped onion

1 tsp. salt

1/4 tsp pepper

3/4 cup mashed potato flakes

1 egg

3/4 cup catsup

1/4 cup hamburger relish

1 Tbsp. salad mustard

Saute ground beef, onion, salt and pepper until browned. Add all the remaining ingredients and blend well.

May be made ahead of time. Cover and place in refrigerator for several hours or overnight. Bake 375 for 20 -25 minutes.

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October 30, 20100 found this helpful

I found this on:

http://www.tasteofhome.com/Recipes/Burgers-for-a-Bunch

Ingredients

FILLING:

1 pound ground beef

1/2 cup chopped onion

1 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon pepper

3/4 cup instant potato flakes

1 egg, beaten

1/4 cup ketchup

1/4 cup hamburger relish

1 tablespoon prepared mustard

1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese

CRUST:

1/2 cup butter, divided

1/2 cup instant potato flakes, divided

2 cups all-purpose flour

1 tablespoon sugar

1 teaspoon cream of tartar

1 teaspoon baking soda

1/2 cup milk

1/4 cup mayonnaise

Additional milk

Directions

In a large skillet, cook beef, onion, salt and pepper over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Stir in the potato flakes, egg, ketchup, relish and mustard; set aside.

For crust, melt 2 tablespoons butter in a small saucepan. Stir in 1/4 cup potato flakes; set aside.

In a bowl, combine the flour, sugar, cream of tartar and baking soda and remaining potato flakes. Cut in remaining butter; add milk and mayonnaise. Blend until a soft dough forms.

Divide in half. On a floured surface, roll one portion of dough into a 10-in. circle. Place in a 9-in. pie plate. Spread with meat filling; sprinkle with cheese. Roll out remaining dough and place on top of filling. Seal and flute edges. Brush with milk; sprinkle with reserved buttered potato mixture.

Bake at 375° for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown. Cut into wedges to serve. Yield: 6-8 servings.

Nutrition Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 464 calories, 26 g fat (12 g saturated fat), 97 mg cholesterol, 915 mg sodium, 41 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 17 g protein.

I just googled 'burgers for a bunch' and it came up with other answers. but I hope this is the one you're looking for!

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November 1, 20100 found this helpful

Yes! Thanks to everyone who replied.

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