If you love all the flavors of a classic cheeseburger with all the fixings, you will absolutely LOVE these Cheeseburger Bombs. Made with crescent dough, these are made in a muffin tin and feature ground beef, and classic burger toppings. They make a quick and easy dinner recipe to feed a small crowd.
Looking for a kid-friendly meal idea that your children can help make? If so, these Cheeseburger Bombs are the perfect meal for you to try!
This is a perfect way to use up leftover ground beef! You only need about a half of a pound or less of cooked beef for this recipe.
Besides the incredible flavors, I love these crescent dough burger bombs because they allow me to enjoy all the fun of a burger in an easy to eat fashion.
These are made with crescent dough which you can find in the refrigerated section of your local market. We used the extra large size because you can hold more filling inside these.
I cooked them inside of a muffin tin because it helps keep everything really neat while it bakes up to a golden brown perfection.
The beauty of making these in a muffin tin is that they will naturally bake the toppings inside and expand. You do not have to feel worried if there are spaces when you fold the dough over because it will expand and bake up almost sealed.
- Extra large crescent rolls
- 1/2 lb seasoned ground beef. I used salt & pepper to season and drained any excess fat.
- 4 ounces of cheddar block, cubed
- 2 tablespoons of minced onion
- 8 pickle chip slices
- 2-3 tablespoons of ketchup
- 2-3 tablespoons of mustard
- 1 tablespoon of sesame seeds
You could also be super adventurous and add crisp bacon pieces too–now that would be an incredible Cheeseburger Bomb!
These are so easy to make! Maybe it is because I have made dozens of crescent dough recipes, but I kinda have the whole process down pat.
The first thing to do is cook your hamburger meat and drain any excess fat.
Then, prep the topping you want to include insides. For me, I love the works so I added everything a classic burger would have sans the lettuce & tomato.
Once all your topping are ready, unwrap your crescent roll dough. I find keeping it in the fridge until you are ready will help it be less scary. Good luck opening the tube cause that part always scares me.
After the rolls have popped out of the tube, unravel each triangle and lay it over a muffin tin space. It doesn’t matter what spaces you fill as they will bake up just fine.
Add about 1 tablespoon of meat to each and 1-2 cubes of cheddar. You can use ANY cheese you may prefer for these. American, Swiss, the possibilities are endless!
Add a little onion, and a pickle chip to each.
Then, it is time for a squeeze of ketchup and mustard.
Once that is in, bring over the triangle and fold them close on top.
Sprinkle them with sesame seeds and bake for 15-17 minutes.
The tops will be golden brown, feel firm and ready to eat.
Eat these Cheeseburger Bombs warm while the cheese is still gooey.
How to Freeze
To freeze, allow bombs to fully bake and cool. Once they are cooled, add them to an airtight freezer bag or vacuum sealer and remove any excess air. Write the date you made them on the bag and a best buy date that is up to 30 days out.
To reheat, allow bombs to thaw and place them in a toaster oven to crisp them up and reheat them throughout. The times may vary so keep an eye out on them. Of course, you could also microwave them but they might be a little soggy.
Crescent Bomb Recipes to Try
I love creating crescent dough recipes, especially “bombs” in the muffin tin. They’re fast, easy and fun to eat! Here are some of my past creations you’ll want to add to your list of recipes to try!
- S’mores Crescent Bombs
- Apples & Brie Crescent Bombs
- Pumpkin Pie Crescent Bombs
- Pepperoni Cheese Bombs
- Ham & Cheese Breakfast Bombs
- Sausage, Egg, & Cheese Crescent Bombs
- Bacon, Egg, and Cheese Breakfast Bombs
- Meatball & Cheese Bombs
- Muffin Tin
- 1 tube crescent rolls extra large size
- 1/2 lb. 80/20 ground beef seasoned, cooked, and drained.
- 4 ounces cheddar cubed
- 8 pickle chips
- 2 tbsps. minced onion
- 2 tbsps. ketchup
- 2 tbsps. mustard
- 1 tbsp. sesame seeds
- Cook hamburger meat with seasonings. We used salt and pepper. Make sure to drain any excess grease, and set aside.
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
- Prep all the toppings so they are ready to evenly distribute.
- Unwrap the crescent roll tube and separate the triangles.
- Fill each with an even amount of meat, cheese, onion, pickle, and condiments.
- Fold over the triangle to seal the top. It is okay if there are open spots because the dough will rise and fill them up.
- Sprinkle each with sesame seeds.
- Bake for 15-17 minutes. Cheeseburger Bombs will be a deep golden brown color and will feel firm and not doughy when done.