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Mama's Venison Meatloaf

My husband strongly disliked meatloaf, until he tried my mom's recipe.  Applying the sweet sauce towards the end of cooking makes for a delectable crust which pairs very nice with mashed potatoes.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Easy Meal, meatloaf, Venison
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Additional Time 8 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 8 minutes
Servings 6 people
Calories 287kcal
Author Joyce Webster


  • 2 pound ground venison
  • 2 whole egg
  • 1/4 onions, finely chopped
  • 5 -10 saltine crackers
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 2 Tbsp yellow mustard
  • 1 Tbsp Woscestshire Sauce
  • 1/4 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 2 tsp Nature's Seasonings

For the Sauce

  • 1/2 cup ketchup for sauce
  • 1/4 cup light brown sugar for sauce


  • Mix the first nine ingredients in a bowl and place in a baking dish.
    Place in a casserole dish and bake at 350º for about 30 minutes, then remove from oven.
  • In a small bowl, combine ketchup and brown sugar for the sauce. 
    Glaze over the meatloaf and return to the oven for 10-15 minutes more, until glaze has set.
  • Remove from oven and allow to rest for about 10 minutes.