July 2, 2014

Author Notes: a unique style of coney sauce that is found in the Greek restaurants & Coney Islands around the Detroit, Michigan area.Jen Smallwood

Serves: 6-8


  • 1 pound Ground Chuck
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Chili Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Ground Cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons Paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon Ground Black Pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon Onion Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Ground Cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cayenne Pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon Ground Allspice
  • 2 teaspoons Prepared Yellow Mustard
  • 1 teaspoon Beef Base
  • 1 cup Water, or more if needed
  • 3 teaspoons Buttery Crackers (such As Keebler Club® Crackers)
In This Recipe


  1. Combine the ground chuck, chili powder, cinnamon, paprika, pepper, onion powder, garlic powder, cumin, cayenne pepper, allspice, mustard, beef base, and 1 cup water in a large saucepan over medium-high heat; use a potato masher to break up the beef and mix the rest of the ingredients through the beef; bring to a simmer; reduce heat to medium-low and continue to simmer 2 to 3 hours, adding water occasionally to keep the mixture moist. Once the mixture is softened, stir in the crushed crackers to thicken.

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