Cheeseburger Bombs

Total Time

Prep: 25 min. Bake: 20 min.


8 servings

Updated: Oct. 02, 2023
Instead of enjoying your cheeseburger on a bun, have it in one! These cheeseburger bombs are the perfect take-along option. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen


  • 1/2 pound ground beef
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup crumbled cooked bacon
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons prepared mustard
  • 2 tablespoons chopped dill pickle or pickle relish
  • 1 tube (16.3 ounces) large refrigerated buttermilk biscuits
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • 1/2 teaspoon sesame seeds


  1. Preheat oven to 350°. In a large skillet, cook beef and onion over medium heat until beef is no longer pink and onion is tender, 3-4 minutes, breaking up beef into crumbles; drain. Stir in bacon, ketchup, mustard and pickles; cool slightly.
  2. On a lightly floured surface, roll each biscuit into a 5-in. circle. Add 1 tablespoon cheese in the center of each biscuit; top with2 tablespoons meat mixture. Bring biscuit dough over filling to center; pinch to seal. Place seam side down on a parchment-lined baking sheet.
  3. Brush tops with beaten egg; sprinkle with sesame seeds. Bake until golden brown, 18-20 minutes. Serve warm.
Cheeseburger Bombs Tips

What else can you put in cheeseburger bomb filling?

One of our favorite cheeseburger-inspired recipes, these cheeseburger bombs are completely adaptable. Try using lean ground turkey for a healthier bite, or a blend with fresh chorizo for some spice. Or use chopped pepperoni and mozzarella for pizza burger bombs.

How do you serve cheeseburger bombs?

These can be served as an appetizer or as a fun after school dinner for kids. They’re also a great recipe to have the kids help! Whip up some milkshakes and fries or other classic diner foods for a fun theme night. Don't forget to serve everything with a batch of this delicious fry sauce!

Can you freeze cheeseburger bombs?

These cheeseburger bombs can be frozen and reheated. Cool completely and arrange in a single layer on a baking sheet. Pop the sheet in the freezer for 30 minutes or until the bombs are frozen solid. Then, layer frozen bombs in airtight containers, with a piece of parchment paper separating each layer. Thaw overnight in the fridge before reheating in a 350°F oven, until the heated through, about 10 minutes. Here are a few more general tips on how to freeze food.

Maggie Knoebel, Taste of Home Associate Recipe Editor/Recipe Tester

Nutrition Facts

1 cheeseburger bomb: 276 calories, 13g fat (5g saturated fat), 27mg cholesterol, 897mg sodium, 28g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 1g fiber), 12g protein.