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Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Bacon Cheeseburgers sliders...thanks Donna!

Apparently we've got a special place in our hearts for Bacon Cheeseburgers around our house. I say that because each time one of the kids birthdays rolls around, I get a request for them! I always ask what they want for Birthday dinner...and back comes an enthusiastic....Bacon Cheeseburgers!!  Since I get that request so often, I try to mix things up and throw a little variety in...not sure if you saw the last ones which in which I stuffed the bacon and cheese in the middle?  This time I decided to go for a mini version and make sliders.  Not just any sliders, either.  I've been holding on to Donna's (My Tasty Treasures) brother-in-law's recipe FOREVER!  I knew I'd eventually get around to making them.  Yay, cross another one off the list!  Sliders were a fun was my littlest one's day anyway and these fit into his hands just right!  They worked out perfectly, so thanks Donna...and thanks Hurley!  Check out the secret ingredient in these...wasn't sure whether or not to announce it before people ate them.  A couple of the neighborhood kids came over to eat, too...I shushed mine, telling them not to give it up before they took a bite...which I immediately regretted since so many people have strong allergies...but fortunately these kids didn't (whew)!  PLUS, they asked for seconds...even after my little one spilled the beans about the secret ingredient.

Hurley’s Sliders
from Donna at My Tasty Treasures

I halved the recipe and got 16 sliders

4 pounds ground beef (85%)
2 pkgs Onion soup mix
1 cup milk
blob that's the technical term peanut butter
Dinner Rolls, ~16 for the halved recipe or however many you're making
Sliced American cheese
Lots of diced onions, ~6
I added bacon, cooked & crumbled

Put meat, milk, soup mixes and pb in large bowl and mix w/ your hands.

Split the meat in half and place in large baking sheets. Roll out w/ a rolling pin and then flatten with your hands til it meets the edges.

Bake in a 350 oven for about 10 mins. Remove.

Scatter a bunch of onions all around the edges where the meat has shrunk. Place back in oven for about 10 minutes.

Open dinner rolls. Place bottom half of roll face down & top with top of roll face side up. Take meat trays back out of oven and scatter some raw onions on top, top with sliced cheese and bacon!, if desired and top with lined up, prepared dinner rolls. Cook another ten minutes (this softens the rolls).

When they come out of the oven, use a pizza cutter to cut along the dinner rolls to make the burgers. Lift it up, remove the top roll, flip the burger on the plate, and top with the top roll.

Add your choice of condiments and serve with fries.

Oh yes, and don't forget the cake for dessert...birthday boy wanted a Devil's Food Cake with fudge icing and sprinkles.... that is exactly what he got!

Would you like to comment?

  1. Happy birthday to the birthday boy! Bacon cheeseburgers are a good birthday request. I'll have to remember that for next year.

    I've been meaning to make those secret ingredient burgers for FOREVER. I love that they have peanut butter.

  2. Happy birthday to your son. Looks like he's having a ball. These sliders are perfect for a kid's party and I'm sure the adults liked them too. And remember, bacon makes everything better.

  3. Love birthdays! I have one coming soon :)

    I loved it when DonnaFFW did a post on making White Castle burgers, and funny but I have heard so many conversations on eating the perfect burger, so it must be a hint for me!

    Yours look and sound good, cause there is nothing like a home made burger over eating out!

  4. I've got a fabulous sliders recipe that I found over at Noble Pig, but next time sliders are on the menu I will definitely give this a try. That darn Donna comes up with some of the best stuff...and addding peanut butter??? yum

  5. wow you made these looks so good - HAPPY BIRTHDAY to your little guy. I made this recipe once and I wasnt as successful - ask Donna...LOL

  6. I could definitely sink my teeth into one of those delicious burgers... and have my cake and it it, too. Happy birthday to your son!

  7. Happy Birthday to your son. Birthdays for kids are such a wonderful time to create lasting memories.....sounds to me like these little pieces of hamburger heaven are a part of my next memory. Yummmmmmm. And who doesn't like birthday cake with sprinkles, oh my.
    Thanks for answering my silly old questions. You're a goodie to do so. I am spending far too much time with your blog in the morning, cuz I keep finding more and more I'm gonna hafta cook with the grands this summer. I am loving what you do. I'm glad we bumped into one another here in bloglandia. Cheers,

  8. Happy Birthday to your little guy!

    I really think my guys would love these, too. Keep meaning to give them a try and then I forget.

  9. sliders look awesome!! the peanut butter is different;) looks like a winner-and Happy B-day to your little guy!:)

  10. I would love to be able to grab one of trjose sliders rught off the screen.

  11. Those burgers look fantastic! Cheers to you, Girlichef, and Donna!

  12. this is an awesome son loves sliders so he'll love this when I make it for him

  13. happy birthday buddy! how yummy! we made sliders yesterday, but we didn't make them like this. i even saw donna's recipe, i just totally spaced it. next time. i love the addition of bacon!

  14. Much better sliders than you get at Krystals or White Castle!

    Great post!

  15. Happy birthday to the little guy- he looks like he's really enjoying that burger!

    Your pictures look great and those burgers amazing- bacon makes everything better!

  16. Happy Birthday to your sweet son! I love sliders! Your bacon addition puts these over the top! Yum!

  17. Sliders are always so much more fun than big burners. They look delicious--a perfect B-day dinner! ;-)

  18. What an interesting recipe! I want to have a bite of that!

  19. Happy birthday to your son! The sliders look wonderful, what a great way of making them!

  20. very interesting. you know, i used to eat peanut butter & bologna sandwiches when i was a kid, so this can't be any stranger than that

  21. Happy birthday to your son! Bacon cheeseburgers sounds like a great idea for the kids and adults;-) I bet the pb is a great binding element in the burgers!

  22. great post... i was reading along, saw you were going to do stuffed sliders and was concerned... rolled baked stuffed sliders is genius!

  23. Happy Birthday to your son.

    Right now, I am here to ask you to stop My Sweet and Savory to pick something up, for you. I don't even want you to do anything about it other than know what I think of you.

  24. It's good to see you!
    I love the idea of using the seasoning packets in the burger mix. Such a great way to cut down on preparation time too! These look yummy and sure to be a crowd pleaser at my house too!