Scrapple

Love Or Hate Scrapple, It's Pennsylvania Dutch Mystery Meat

Oct 16, 2018
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It is Pennsylvania Dutch country's mystery meat.

Crispy on the outside and creamy on the inside, scrapple is a meaty, thrifty and filling comfort food.

Love it or hate it, scrapple is a Lancaster County tradition. It was created as a way to use what was left over on butchering day and consists of pork mixed with cornmeal and pepper. Depending on where you live, you might add a little sage or buckwheat flour. You might use venison, beef or chicken instead of pork.