This Bacon Ranch Meatloaf might just be your new favorite meatloaf!
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Bacon Ranch Meatloaf {Crock Pot}

Do you love bacon? Do you love Ranch? You have got to try this Bacon Ranch Meatloaf – Crock Pot Style! This twist on the classic comfort food has everyone asking for seconds.
Prep Time25 mins
Cook Time7 hrs 15 mins
Total Time7 hrs 40 mins
Course: Main
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Crock Pot Bacon Ranch Meatloaf
Servings: 12 -10 servings
Calories: 363kcal
Author: Aunt Lou



  • 3 eggs beaten
  • 1.25 cups milk
  • 4 slices bread torn into small pieces
  • 1.5 teaspoons salt
  • 3/4 teaspoons pepper
  • 3/4 cups ketchup plus extra to squirt on the top
  • 3 lbs ground beef
  • 1/2 cups onion diced
  • 2 oz ranch dressing mix (2-1 oz pkgs)
  • 3 pieces bacon cooked crisp and crumbled


  • Mix together your eggs, milk, bread, salt and pepper in a very large bowl and let set for 20 minutes
  • Add 3/4 c ketchup, ground beef, onion and ranch mix
  • Mix well
  • Form into a mound or loaf (depending on the type of slow cooker you are using) and top with desired amount of ketchup
  • Cover and cook on high for 15 minutes, switch to low and cook for additional 7 hours
  • Top with crumbled bacon just before serving



  • This recipe is altered from one found in Gooseberry Patch’s Slow-Cooker Christmas Favorites.
  • For this delicious Bacon Ranch Meatloaf, I used my new 9 x13 casserole slow cooker made by Crock Pot. As you can see from the pictures, it worked beautifully! If you don't have one of these awesome new crocks, you will want to use at least a 5 or 6-quart crock since it is so large.
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Calories: 363kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 124mg | Sodium: 587mg | Potassium: 421mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 180IU | Vitamin C: 1.1mg | Calcium: 81mg | Iron: 2.8mg