We have an amazing recipe that we are featuring in this article called bacon cheeseburger bombs. This recipe is sure to taste as good as it looks. How does cooking up some bacon piled on top of juicy beef patties, all wrapped up in a doughy sensation, sound to your tastebuds? It might seem too good to be true, but if you are looking for a fast and tasty substitute to the traditional bacon cheeseburger, look no further.
Everyone enjoys cooking recipes on the outdoor barbecue, especially in the summer, where family and friends meet up to socialize and enjoy a few burgers and hot dogs in a fun outdoor setting. The famous BC burger, or bacon cheddar burger, is already a favorite in my household, where just the mention of it is sure to make my mouth water.
Don't be afraid to make this quantum leap forward in cooking delicious burgers, going from grilling the old-fashioned way to frying up a savory batch of bacon cheeseburger bombs recipe, so named for their doughy exterior that gives them their shape. Taking only around 20 minutes of cooking time, they are not only fast to make, but are sure to please even the pickiest of burger lovers. They also can be cooked up in any conventional kitchen without the need for a grill.
This bacon cheeseburger bombs recipe is so good it's hard to believe that they are relatively low in calories as well. At around 200 calories per serving, they are still light enough to eat without worrying about your waistband, and are conveniently hand sized for eating on the go. If you are counting calories or on a weight loss program, just be mindful of your portions so that you can still enjoy. Also, they are not only excellent for dinnertime, but as appetizers as well, where at any function you would be sure to win applause once you unveiled these goodies.
The ingredients you will need for this bacon cheeseburger bombs recipe include Pillsbury Grands Flaky layers refrigerated original or buttermilk biscuits, lean ground beef, cheddar cheese cut into cubes, and bacon. You will also need some bacon, toothpicks, and some canola oil for frying.
To start separate the dough into 8 biscuits and cut each biscuit in half, and press with hands into circle about 3 inches in diameter. Then in the center of each biscuit round, place some cooked ground beef and 1 cube of cheese. Then wrap the dough to completely enclose the beef and cheese and pinch seams to seal. For the fried version of this recipe, wrap each stuffed bomb with a bacon slice and gently secure the loose bacon with a toothpick by inserting it through bacon and halfway into the bacon bomb. Then in a 3-quart heavy saucepan or deep fryer, heat the oil to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Fry the stuffed bombs approximately 4 to 5 minutes or until the dough is golden brown on all sides. Then place on paper towels to cool. Repeat with the remaining bacon bombs. Serve the bacon bombs warm with ketchup and mustard, if desired.
You can also make this bacon cheeseburger bombs recipe in a baked version. To start heat the oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit. Then place the bacon an aluminum foil-lined cookie pan with sides. Then bake for approximately 8 minutes to partially cook the bacon. Wrap each stuffed bacon bomb with 1 slice of partially cooked bacon slice. Then place the bacon wrapped dough approximately two inches apart on two aluminum foil-lined cookie pans with dough seam side down. Then bake about 13 to 15 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm with ketchup and mustard, if you'd like.