Beefy Biscuit Cups Recipe
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Beefy Biscuit Cups Recipe

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On-the-go families will love these pizza-flavored goodies. They're made in a wink with convenient refrigerated biscuits and a jar of prepared spaghetti sauce. —Kimberly Ledon, St. Marys, Georgia
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 8 servings


  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 1 jar (14 ounces) spaghetti sauce
  • 1 tube (16.30 ounces) large refrigerated buttermilk biscuits
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 291 calories, 17g fat (7g saturated fat), 54mg cholesterol, 641mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 17g protein.


  1. In a large skillet, cook beef over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Stir in the spaghetti sauce; cook over medium heat for 5-10 minutes or until heated through.
  2. Press biscuits onto the bottom and up the sides of greased muffin cups. Spoon 2 tablespoons beef mixture into the center of each cup.
  3. Bake at 375° for 15-17 minutes or until golden brown. Sprinkle with cheese; bake 3 minutes longer or until cheese is melted. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Beefy Biscuit Cups in Quick Cooking January/February 1999, p8

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mamaknowsbest User ID: 5826120 265358
Reviewed Apr. 30, 2017

"This is my go-to recipes when we have leftover pasta sauce. Great recipe to make easy additions to; parmesan cheese or pepperoni slices are terrific. TIP: let cool in pan for few minutes then gently remove them to cooling rack. This way bottoms of 'cups' don't become soggy. As a volunteer feild editor with Taste of Home magazine I enjoy creative recipes that can be quickly assembled and will be enjoyed by all ages."

JMartinelli13 User ID: 92779 232814
Reviewed Sep. 13, 2015

"Fun finger food, great for game days! Definitely kid pleaser that the adults will love too."

KD89 User ID: 6213354 58765
Reviewed Sep. 18, 2014

"I made this for some friends and added a layer of pepperoni in the cups before topping with the meat/sauce mixture. This really made them like little pizzas! I too, had sauce and meat leftover which made for an easy night of spaghetti later in the week. Next time I might top with black olives or some other pizza like topping to change it up, but easy and a crowd pleaser for sure!"

horsey_mom User ID: 4932089 24883
Reviewed Nov. 12, 2012

"This recipe was so easy to make, and everyone loved it!"

ann8874 User ID: 6167163 31916
Reviewed Dec. 6, 2011

"I made this twice using a different bbq sauce each time. The first time I made it I was at my daughter's house and they thought it was good. I made it a second time for my husband and mother and they did not care for it. If it was saucier, I'm sure my husband would have liked them better."

annabanana2483 User ID: 3075257 51850
Reviewed Nov. 18, 2011

"So easy to make and my family loved it!"

ctmom05 User ID: 981118 23155
Reviewed Nov. 12, 2011

"We just finished the first batch of Beefy Biscuit Cups I've ever made. They were tasty, a lot like a mini deep dish pizza. I had the spaghetti/meat sauce left over from another night, which made this recipe a whole lot simpler."

dwood829 User ID: 6067046 69509
Reviewed Oct. 14, 2011

"This was an easy and quick meal to fix when you are in a hurry and have things to do and the kids love it."

amygerman15 User ID: 6030819 26848
Reviewed Jun. 20, 2011

"My picky eater kids and husband loved them. They said it's A minus. They even taste good warmed up in the mcirowave."

sadeyez102 User ID: 5446909 69764
Reviewed May. 19, 2011

"love this recipe!!! so easy and quick and i mix it up and make a "sloppy Joe" biscuit and am going to try a chicken and broccolli one to!! I used the grands but next time i think i will just try the regular size ones..."

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