Old-Fashion Cheeseburger Pie and Show Cake For Dessert

When Bisquick came out with their baking mix, housewives everywhere were happily intrigued. It seemed it was suddenly easier and less time consuming to prepare practically everything. One of the fun things about this new marvel, was the "impossible" recipes. Families were suddenly enjoying all kinds of "impossible" recipes. "Impossible" simply meant that cooks could whip up a mixture, pour it into a pie plate, put it in the oven to bake and pull out a pie in a shell. Wow! Such magic! This worked for dessert pies and meat pies. This "Impossible" Cheeseburger Pie quickly became a family favorite. Pull out your baking mix box today and make this yummy treat for your family. For dessert, give them a treat with "Show" cake.


1 lb ground beef

1 1/2 cups chopped onion

1/2 tsp salt

1/4 tsp pepper

1 1/2 cups milk

3/4 cup Bisquick baking mix

2 tomatoes, sliced

1 cup shredded Cheddar or process American cheese

Heat oven to 400 degrees. Grease pie plate, 10 x 1 1/2-inches. Brown beef and onion; drain. Stir in salt and pepper. Spread in pie plate. Beat milk, baking mix, and eggs until smooth, 15 seconds in blender or on high 1 minute with hand beater. Pour into plate over hamburger. Bake 25 minutes. Top with tomatoes and sprinkle with cheese. Bake until a knife inserted in center comes out clean, another 5 to 8 minutes. Cool 5 minutes.


1 box white cake mix

16 oz can crushed pineapple

8 oz cream cheese

1 small box instant vanilla pudding

1 pkg Dream Whip

coconut, for garnish

chopped nuts, for garnish

Drain pineapple, reserving liquid. Prepare cake mix according to package directions, using a 9 x 13-inch pan. Let cool. Add enough milk to reserved pineapple juice to make 2 cups. Blend juice mixture and cream cheese, then add pudding mix, mix well again. Fold in the pineapple and spread mixture over the cooled cake. Prepare Dream Whip as directed on package; spread over pudding mixture. Sprinkle coconut and chopped nuts over top of Dream Whip.

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