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Easy Cheeseburger Puffs

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These easy Easy Cheeseburger Puffs are the perfect lunch or snack. Top them with your favorite cheeseburger toppings to make them your own!

Easy Cheeseburger Puffs are the perfect handheld snack for lunch, after school snack or even for game day! Zesty beef, gooey cheese and loads of flavor!

I’m Holly from Cook Crave Inspire by SpendWithPennies.com and I’ve created a super easy Cheeseburger Puffs recipe that I know you’re going to love! Even though it’s from scratch, it only takes a few minutes of prep!

I have a thing for handheld snacks, like Cheeseburger Bombs and Meatball Poppers because they’re easy to eat, versatile and make the perfect lunch or afterschool snack! I know you guys love burgers… (and you can find some of the cutest ever burger ideas here on Kitchen Fun With My 3 Sons!!)

Easy Cheeseburger Puffs are the perfect handheld snack for lunch, after school snack or even for game day! Zesty beef, gooey cheese and loads of flavor!

This recipe puts a twist on the Cheesy Pepperoni Pizza Puffs I’ve been making for years. Zesty barbecue beef, seasonings and loads of gooey cheese in one handheld little bite! Not only are these perfect for a quick meal, but they reheat in seconds meaning a quick lunch or afterschool snack ready when you are!

Easy Cheeseburger Puffs are the perfect handheld snack for lunch, after school snack or even for game day! Zesty beef, gooey cheese and loads of flavor!

I top mine with pickles and a drizzle of barbecue sauce but they’re great with tomato slices or dipped in ketchup or mustard! My kids prefer these over store bought Pizza Pops and to be honest, I love that they’re easily made from scratch!

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Easy Cheeseburger Puffs are the perfect handheld snack for lunch, after school snack or even for game day! Zesty beef, gooey cheese and loads of flavor!

5 from 1 vote
Servings: 9 puffs

Cheeseburger Puffs

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
21 mins
Total Time:
31 mins
 
These easy Easy Cheeseburger Puffs are the perfect lunch or snack. Top them with your favorite cheeseburger toppings to make them your own!

Ingredients

  • 1/2 lb lean ground beef
  • 1/3 cup minced onion
  • 1/3 cup barbecue sauce
  • ¾ cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ¾ cup milk
  • 1 egg lightly beaten
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley
  • 3 cheddar cheese strings
  • pickles for garnish

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Grease a muffin pan very well.
  2. Brown onion and ground beef until no pink remains. Drain well.
  3. Add barbecue sauce and cook on low until sauce thickens. Cool completely.
  4. Combine flour, baking powder and spices in a bowl. Add in milk and egg and stir until combined.
  5. Stir in shredded cheese and beef. Allow mixture to stand for 10 minutes.
  6. Divide among 9 muffin wells. Cut each cheese string into 3 pieces and gently press 1 piece into the center of each muffin. Cover with batter.
  7. Bake 19-21 minutes until lightly browned and puffed.
Nutrition Facts
Cheeseburger Puffs
Amount Per Serving
Calories 164 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7g 11%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 49mg 16%
Sodium 220mg 9%
Potassium 222mg 6%
Total Carbohydrates 14g 5%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 5g
Protein 11g 22%
Vitamin A 4.2%
Vitamin C 0.5%
Calcium 14.4%
Iron 7.5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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Easy Cheeseburger Puffs are the perfect handheld snack for lunch, after school snack or even for game day! Zesty beef, gooey cheese and loads of flavor!

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8 comments

  1. This looks delicious. My grandchildren will love these.

  2. Found this on pinterest – are these mini muffins are normal size?

  3. I’d love to try this recipe (mini-muffin size) for a summer party but would need to make a day or so ahead of time. They would be reheated just before serving. Any ideas why this shouldn’t work? Thanks!

  4. It’s like muffin hihi cute

  5. Can these be baked & then frozen? With only 2 folks it makes more than we could/should eat!!

  6. Made these tonight with the grandkids (4 & 5). We all had fun and they’re enjoying them now.

  7. These are amazing!!!!