Bacon Cheeseburger Meatballs

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Bacon Cheeseburger Meatballs are a simple, super scrumptious recipe that taste just like a cheeseburger – minus the bun! Easy to prepare, simple ingredients and quick prep and cook time make these tasty morsels the exact fit for your menu plan!


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Such a fun twist on one of our favorite foods – cheeseburgers! This dish can be served with a side salad, Garlic Mashed Potatoes, your favorite pasta like Baked Macaroni and Cheese or even just a slice of bread. The combinations for complete meal ideas are endless when you begin with such a versatile main course like Bacon Cheeseburger Meatballs!

Some of the different ways that I love to use this recipe are:

  • as a fun and exciting change to everyday meal time.
  • as a quick, easy to prepare and transport potluck dish.
  • as a hearty appetizer for your next party.
  • to keep on hand as a satisfying and filling after school snack or school lunch.

bacon cheeseburger meatballs recipe

This recipe calls for cheddar cheese, however use whatever your favorite cheese may be! Mozzarella or a spicy jalapeno monterey jack cheese would be equally delicious! Use what you crave or what you have on hand and you won’t go wrong!

I love the addition of fried onions in this recipe but if you do not happen to have them on hand, you can simply use onion soup mix as a replacement.  If you have fussy eaters who are not onion fans, just omit the fried onion and use 1 tsp. onion powder in the meat mixture for flavour. Both are great substitutions which work well.

Bacon Cheeseburger Meatballs recipe
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tbsp flour
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • 1/2 lb bacon cooked & crumbled
  • 1/4 cup crushed french fried onions
  • 8 oz cheddar cheese cubed
  1. In a large bowl combine egg, ground beef, flour, milk, bacon crumbles and crushed french fried onions.
  2. Mix well.
  3. Shape meat mixture into a ball shape.
  4. Stuff a cube of cheese into each meatball and cover with remaining meat mixture.
  5. Place meatballs onto a foil lined baking pan or cookie sheet.
  6. Bake at 375 degrees for 20-25 minutes or until cooked through.
  7. Enjoy!

Bacon Cheeseburger Meatballs are a fantastic addition to your menu plan! So versatile, delicious and easy it will definitely become one of those recipes that you turn to again and again!

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Bacon Cheeseburger Meatballs recipe
Bacon Cheeseburger Meatballs recipe


9 comments on “Bacon Cheeseburger Meatballs”

  1. This looks yummy! Can you please let me know how many meat balls you get out from this recipe?



  2. I have these in the oven now! Making the house smell AMAZING! AM-I got 15 meatballs out of this recipe!!

  3. What can you make for a side go with them

  4. I wonder if you could mix in shredded cheddar instead of stuffing the cubes, like I do for our sausage balls at the holidays, which uses Bisquick mix and ground sausage?

  5. That should be “cheddar”, not “cheedar”.

  6. I will be making these for the FSU-ALA game Saturday!

  7. I like to mix the shredded cheese into the meatballs, and wrap them around apiece of pickle. Tonight I am adding diced banana peppers. Yummy!

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