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Big Mac Cheeseburger Cups

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If you love Macs, there is a way to enjoy a Big Mac in the form of cheeseburger cups. You can make these amazing cheeseburgers with a twist. Make these cups for dinner or for an appetizer or a fast and easy lunch.

A couple of burger cups on a plate.

Big Mac Cups

If you love Macs, you’ll be happy to know that there is a way to order a Big Mac in the form of a cheeseburger cup. The Big Mac Cheeseburger Cups are a great way to enjoy the iconic American burger in one bite. This is a different version of our popular Cheeseburger Puffs. If you want to make a McDonald’s at home kind of night, don’t forget Apple Hand Pies (McDonald’s Copycat and Shamrock Shake (McDonald’s Copycat).

Ingredients

  • hamburger buns – You will be adding half of the bun into the cups to create the taste of the Big Mac
  • ground beef- You can use whatever grade or percentage that you like. 
  • onion- Dice the onion into small pieces
  • Worcestershire sauce- This adds a ton of flavor
  • American cheese – You need to cut it into four pieces
  • sesame seed- This brings in the flavors of the sesame seed buns. 
  • dill pickle chips- You can’t have a burger without the pickle. 
  • thousand island dressing- This is the secret sauce. 

How to Make Cheeseburger Cups

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

Spray the muffin cups with nonstick spray.

Forming the bread cups.

Place halves of the bun, cut side down, in each muffin cup, pressing to thin out the bun.

In a frying pan, brown the meat and drain it. Remove from heat.

Adding diced onion into the burger meat.

Add the seasonings and onion to the meat.

Adding cheese into the bread cups.

Place a 1/4 of a slice of cheese on each cup

Adding the meat into the bread cups.

Add the meat to the cups, dividing evenly through the cups.

Bake 10-12 minutes until the buns are lightly browned.

Take the pan out of the oven and add more cheese to the top of each cup.

Cooking it in the muffin pan.

Sprinkle each one with sesame seeds, a drizzle of the thousand islands, and a pickle chip.

Serve!

stacked on top of each other

What’s in a Big Mac?

A Big Mac is a McDonald’s specialty. A big mac consists of two all-beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles on a sesame seed bun. Did anyone else just sing that like in the commercials. The Big Mac has a special sauce on it, which is basically is just thousand island dressing.

A close up of one of the burger cups.

How to Reheat Cheeseburger Cups

If you have leftovers of these cheeseburger cups, you want to store them in the refrigerator. Reheat your cheeseburger cups in the microwave. Cook them on high for about 1 minute. You can also reheat them in the oven, but make sure to not over bake them.

Adding sesame seeds on top of the cheese.

More Copycat Recipes:

The burger cups on a serving plate with a checkered cloth on the top.

Cheeseburger Cups

Big Mac Cheeseburger Cups

Published By Jill
If you love Macs, there is a way to enjoy a Big Mac in the form of a cheeseburger cups. You can make these amazing cheeseburgers with a twist. Make these cups for dinner or for an appetizer or a fast and easy lunch.
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 12 mins
Total Time 22 mins
Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Servings 12 cups

Ingredients
  

  • 6 hamburger buns split
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • ½ cup onion finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon worcheshire sauce
  • 6 slices American cheese each cut into four pieces
  • 1 teaspoon sesame seed
  • 12 dill pickle chips
  • ¼ cup thousand island dressing

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Spray a 12 count regular-size muffin cup with non-stick spray.
  • Press half of a bun, cut side up, into each muffin cup, pressing to thin out the bun some.
  • In a large skillet brown and crumble your ground beef and drain.
  • Remove from heat.
  • To the meat add your worcheshire sauce, onion, and salt and pepper to taste.
  • Place a quarter of each slice of cheese into each cup.
  • Divide the mixture evenly among muffin cups.
  • Bake 10-12 minutes until the buns are lightly toasted.
  • Remove from the oven and immediately top each cup with another quarter of the cheese slices.
  • Sprinkle each one with sesame seeds, a drizzle of the thousand islands, and a pickle chip.
  • Serve!
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