Mom’s Meatloaf

1 ½ lbs. lean ground beef

2 eggs

3/4 c milk

16 soda crackers, crushed

1 Tbsp onion flakes

½ tsp salt

1/4 tsp pepper

4 oz  cheddar cheese, cubed  (optional)

Mix all ingredients together with a fork.  Shape into a loaf,

using hands.  Place in greased pan.  Bake at 350 for 1 hr.

Top with catsup before serving.