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!

You will also love these awesome appetizers including our popular Cheesy Hot Crab Dip, Baked Firecracker Meatballs, 3-ingredient Crockpot Lil Smokies, and Crack Dip!

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 has 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!

Be sure to stop by SpendWithPennies.com and say hello! I create lots of easy comforting recipes for the everyday cook and so come by and see what’s cooking in my kitchen!

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 5 votes

Cheeseburger Puffs

These easy Easy Cheeseburger Puffs are the perfect lunch or snack. Top them with your favorite cheeseburger toppings to make them your own!
Servings: 9 puffs
Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 21 mins
Total: 31 mins

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

  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Grease a muffin pan very well.
  • Brown onion and ground beef until no pink remains. Drain well.
  • Add barbecue sauce and cook on low until sauce thickens. Cool completely.
  • Combine flour, baking powder and spices in a bowl. Add in milk and egg and stir until combined.
  • Stir in shredded cheese and beef. Allow mixture to stand for 10 minutes.
  • 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.
  • Bake 19-21 minutes until lightly browned and puffed.

Nutrition

Calories: 164kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 49mg | Sodium: 220mg | Potassium: 222mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 210IU | Vitamin C: 0.4mg | Calcium: 144mg | Iron: 1.4mg

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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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9 comments on “Easy Cheeseburger Puffs”

  1. 5 stars
    These are so versatile that instead of ground beef I’ve used ground turkey an chicken with different spices an herbs an it’s just fantastic. Thank u for sharing. 

  2. Gretchen Hesse

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

  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!

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