Smiley Joes

by Lydia E. Harris


1 pound ground beef
1 can of prepared sloppy Joe sauce (16 ounces)
6 sliced hamburger buns
green or black olives
small tomato
grated cheddar cheese


1. With adult help, brown ground beef and drain.
2. Add sloppy Joe sauce to meat; heat on low for 5 minutes.
3. Spoon meat onto warm hamburger buns.
4. Decorate each Smiley Joe, using olive slices for eyes and a nose, and a thin tomato wedge for a smile. Add cheese for hair.

TThis article first appeared in the July 2010 issue of Focus on the Family Clubhouse Jr. magazine. Copyright © 2010 by Lydia E. Harris. Used by permission.