Freezer Beef Sandwiches

Have some spare time this winter – make up these FREEZER BEEF SANDWICHES and have them ready for a busy spring.

1 1/2 lb. ground beef browned with onion and drained.
3/4 c. ketchup
3/4 c. sweet pickles – chopped
1 1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. pepper
1/4 tsp. garlic powder
1/8 tsp. hot pepper sauce
1 1/2 c. shredded mozzarella cheese
12 hot dog buns

After cooking and draining meat, stir in ketchup, pickles, salt, pepper, garlic powder and hot pepper sauce.  Heat thoroughly.  Stir in the cheese.  Cover and refrigerate mixture until cool.  Fill the hot dog buns with 1/3 c. of the cooled mixture and wrap, individually, in heavy-duty foil being sure they are sealed tightly.  Freeze for up to three months.  TO USE FROZEN SANDWICHES:  Bake in foil at 400 degrees for 30-40 minutes until heated through.