Home made meat pocket
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Home Made Meat Pockets

Homemade meat pockets are perfect for a large gathering.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Home Made Meat Pockets
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 108kcal
Author Stephanie Manley


  • 1/4 cup Shortening
  • 1/4 cup Sugar
  • 1 cup Milk
  • 1 1/8 teaspoon yeast or 1 package
  • 1 egg well-beaten
  • 3 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 pounds ground beef
  • 1 small onion
  • 4 cups chopped cabbage


  • Scald Milk. Place shortening and sugar in mixing bowl and pour the scalded milk over the top. Cool until lukewarm. Add egg, flour, salt, and yeast. Knead well. Let dough rise until it has doubled in bulk. Knead down, and roll dough about 1/8 inch thick. While dough is rising again brown in the skillet the hamburger, onion, and chopped cabbage, salt and pepper to taste. Drain well. Roll out the dough and cut into four-inch squares..
  •  Place two tablespoons of mixture into each square. Bring up corners of dough a pinch together. Put folded ends down on cookies sheet, and spread these about one inch apart and let rise one hour. Bake in a 375 degree oven for 20 minutes or until golden brown


Calories: 108kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 3mg | Sodium: 305mg | Potassium: 69mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 50IU | Vitamin C: 0.7mg | Calcium: 36mg | Iron: 0mg
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