Cheeseburger Bites

I was visiting with an old colleague this week and she was telling me how nice it was when she saw my blog notifications come into her email inbox. I lamented how I have not done nearly enough blogging this year and that I really need to get back into it. It just feels like there is never enough time, or I’ve thought about a post BEFORE I start cooking dinner and then all of the sudden my plate is empty and I didn’t take a single picture…

And now it’s June.

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I’m doing my best to wrap up all the learning we have done this year, report cards and year end activities but there really is just so much left to do.

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Oh well, the end of June is coming whether I am ready for it or not.

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Andrew and I love a good burger, but I am not handy with the barbecue and most times I want to get dinner ready before he gets home so that we are not eating super late at night. (And by super late I mean 6:30. Yes, I am like a 90 year-old)

So when I found this recipe for bake-able mini cheeseburgers I was intrigued to say the least.

Cheeseburger Bites

Here is what you need:

  • 1 pound of ground beef
  • 1 can of condensed French onion soup (or I just used a onion soup dry packet mix)
  • 2 tbsp ketchup
  • cheese (5 deli slices or you can use shredded. Whatever you like best….I just used what I had on hand in the fridge)
  • 1 tube of biscuit dough
  • shredded lettuce, mustard and chopped pickles to garnish the top

I preheated my oven to 375 degrees and sprayed my muffin tins with non-stick spray.

In a large skillet I browned my ground beef and removed any excess fat once it was all cooked through.

I added in the soup and ketchup and half the cheese. I cooked it again until the cheese was all melted in.

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In each muffin tin, I placed a piece of biscuit dough and pressed it down and up the sides.

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Into each dough cup, I spooned about 1/4 cup of the beef mixture.

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I baked these for 15 minutes or until the biscuits were golden brown. I topped with the remaining cheese and let it melt a bit before adding on the pickles, mustard and lettuce.

I served these with a salad on the side.

Cheeseburger Bites

The Verdict- These taste great! A quick and easy weeknight meal. I’m sure you could even make these in mini muffin tins for a cute little appetizer to serve at your next get together.


2 thoughts on “Cheeseburger Bites

  1. Mmmmm these look awesome – and you are right – could be perfect for a get together. I always like things where the mess is done in advance:) And you don’t have to be 90 to like an early dinner:):)

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