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Sloppy Joe Squares
Prep Time
30 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
45 mins

An incredible, made from scratch Sloppy Joe filling is topped with cheese and baked between layers of crescent roll dough. These Sloppy Joe Squares will be a hit with your family or at your next potluck gathering!

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 525 kcal
  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • 1 small white onion diced
  • 1 small green bell pepper seeded and diced
  • 16 ounces tomato sauce
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 teaspoons prepared yellow mustard
  • 2 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Creole or Cajun Seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper adjust amount as needed
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
  • 16 ounces refrigerated crescent roll dough (2 (8 ounce) packages)
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar/jack cheese
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds
  1. In a large skillet over medium heat, cook the ground beef, onions, and bell pepper until meat crumbles and no pink remains. Drain well and return skillet to heat.
  2. Add tomato sauce, ketchup, Worcestershire, mustard, brown sugar, Creole seasoning, garlic powder, crushed red pepper, and fresh ground pepper. Stir well to combine and reduce heat to low. Simmer 20 minutes, stirring frequently.
  3. Preheat your oven to 425 degrees F and spray a 13- x 9-inch pan with non-stick cooking spray. Press one can of the crescent roll dough into the prepared pan, pressing with your fingers to cover the bottom of the pan. Spoon the Sloppy Joe mixture on top of the dough in pan and sprinkle evenly with cheese. Carefully place the 2nd sheet of crescent roll dough on top of the cheese, lightly pressing the seams together and pulling the dough out to the edges of the pan. Brush the top of the dough with milk and sprinkle with sesame seeds.

  4. Bake, uncovered, for 13 to 15 minutes till nicely golden brown. Serve immediately.
Nutrition Facts
Sloppy Joe Squares
Amount Per Serving (1 slice)
Calories 525 Calories from Fat 261
% Daily Value*
Fat 29g45%
Saturated Fat 13g81%
Cholesterol 89mg30%
Sodium 1218mg53%
Potassium 733mg21%
Carbohydrates 38g13%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 17g19%
Protein 30g60%
Vitamin A 772IU15%
Vitamin C 14mg17%
Calcium 145mg15%
Iron 4mg22%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.