Hanky Pankies

Hanky Pankies

RENE1959 0

"These rye slices topped with sausage and cheese are so easy and so delicious that they are sure to please. In fact, my husband loves them so much that I sometimes make them on regular-sized rye bread for dinner."


25 m servings 381 cals
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Original recipe yields 10 servings



  • Calories:
  • 381 kcal
  • 19%
  • Fat:
  • 25.3 g
  • 39%
  • Carbs:
  • 25.2g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 12.4 g
  • 25%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 51 mg
  • 17%
  • Sodium:
  • 1032 mg
  • 41%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large skillet, cook sausage over a medium heat until it is browned and cooked through. Stir onion, garlic powder, black pepper, and process cheese into the skillet. Stir until the cheese is melted and the ingredients are well combined.
  2. Spread 1 tablespoon of mixture onto each slice of cocktail rye. Serve warm.
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  1. 51 Ratings


I haven't heard of Hanky Pankies in years! I make mine with one pound ground beef, one pound sausage, Velveeta cheese, various spices, then spread on rye cocktail bread. Great to freeze and po...

I make these and then put on a cookie sheet to freeze, then transfer to freezer bag. Pop in the toaster oven to heat (350 for about 15 minutes). Makes a good am or afternoon snack. I have also m...

This recipe is a keeper! My family loves these, they make a great appetizer. When making them, I use equal parts of lean ground beef and sausage. My family prefers the meat mixture over using ...

Another great make ahead recipe. I use spicey pork sausage and a little more cheese. I also do what an earlier reviewer said and freeze. When I'm having a party I make these earlier in the we...

I have a similar recipe from my grandmother. She used 1 pound of ground beef and 1 pound of ground pork sausage. She would also add 1-2 tsp. of Worshestershire Sauce and instead of the process...

Great recipe! My family loves this one. I get requests for it at all family get togethers. They never last long!

Loved these since I can remember!

This is always a hit! I use 1/2 ground beef & 1/2 pork as suggested earlier - I also omit the onion & the freezer method works very well. Instead of small rye bread rounds, I get an excellent l...

A must try quick and easy appetizer that is sure to please. It was impossible to eat just one or two. Delicious! Fun and easy for the kids to help make. A quick treat for hungry teens!