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Cheeseburger Bites

 Cheeseburger Bites
This is a recipe from my mother. I like to make up a batch or two and store in the freezer till I'm ready to cook them.—Holly Camozzi, Petaluma, California
8 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.


  • 1 egg yolk, beaten
  • 1/2 pound lean ground beef
  • 2 tablespoons grated onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Dash pepper
  • 6 slices bread
  • 24 cubes cheddar cheese (1/2-inch cubes)


  • In a bowl, combine egg yolk, ground beef, onion, salt and pepper.
  • Shape mixture by teaspoonfuls into 24 balls. Remove crusts from
  • bread; roll flat and cut into 1-1/2-in. rounds. Place meatballs on
  • bread rounds; make a depression in each ball and fill with a cube of
  • cheese, making sure bread is covered with meat mixture.
  • Place on a baking sheet. Broil in preheated oven about 6 in. from
  • heat for 3-5 minutes or until no pink remains. Garnish with ketchup,
  • mustard, sliced green onions or sliced dill pickles if desired.
  • Yield: 2 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (3 each) equals 135 calories, 6 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 53 mg cholesterol, 313 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 9 g protein.