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Cheeseburger Mini Muffins

 Cheeseburger Mini Muffins
I invented these cute little muffins so I could enjoy the flavor of cheeseburgers without resorting to fast food. I often freeze a batch and reheat however many I need. They're also great as appetizers. —Teresa Kraus, Cortez, Colorado
30 ServingsPrep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 pound ground beef
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup ketchup
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon prepared mustard
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese

Directions

  • In a large skillet, cook beef and onion over medium heat until meat
  • is no longer pink; drain.
  • In a small bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. In
  • another bowl, combine the ketchup, milk, butter, eggs and mustard;
  • stir into the dry ingredients just until moistened. Fold in the beef
  • mixture and cheese.
  • Fill greased miniature muffin cups three-fourths full. Bake at
  • 425° for 15-18 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean.
  • Cool for 5 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks. Serve
  • warm. Refrigerate leftovers. Yield: 5 dozen.

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Cheeseburger Mini Muffins (continued)

Editor's Note: Muffins may be baked in regular-size muffin cups for 20-25 minutes; recipe makes 2 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (2 each) equals 121 calories, 7 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 35 mg cholesterol, 267 mg sodium, 11 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 5 g protein.