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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!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time21 mins
Total Time31 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cheeseburger puff recipe, cheeseburger puffs
Servings: 9 puffs
Calories: 164kcal
Author: Jill


  • 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


  • 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.


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