Everyday Drumsticks aka “Mock Drumsticks”

Submitted by: Kathi N on July 20, 2011

This recipe is from the Better Homes and Gardens Junior Cookbook (1966).

Servings: 6   Prep Time: 15 minutes   Cook Time: 30 minutes  


1 pound ground beef
1 t salt
1 egg
12 saltines, crushed into crumbs
6 wooden skewers
3 slices of bacon


Preheat the oven to 450 degrees.

In a mixing bowl, combine the ground beef, salt, and egg.

Crush the saltines and place them in a bag or bowl.

Divide the ground beef mixture into six equal portions. Shape the meat mixture around the skewers. (Think corndog.)

Roll the meat on a stick in the saltine crumbs. Place on a baking sheet. Bake 15 minutes.

Remove from oven, and add half a slice of bacon to the top of each drumstick. Return to the oven and bake another 15 minutes.

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