Bacon Cheeseburger Bombs

Bacon Cheeseburger Bombs are a carnivore’s delight, encapsulating the rich flavors of a hearty cheeseburger wrapped in a crispy bacon shell. Each bomb offers a juicy burst of cheese, enhancing the umami-packed ground beef, all encased in a smoky bacon exterior that crisps beautifully upon cooking. This dish is a crowd-pleaser, perfect for those seeking a bold, satisfying bite.

Perfect for gatherings, these bombs are not just a treat for the palate but also a visual feast. The golden brown bacon, along with the oozing cheese, makes it irresistible, and when paired with the tangy sweetness of the homemade thousand island dipping sauce, it becomes a gourmet experience at any home-cooked meal or event. These bacon cheeseburger bombs are guaranteed to be the highlight of your next culinary adventure.

Full Recipe:

  • Ingredients for the Bombs:
    • 1 pound ground beef
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
    • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
    • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
    • 8 ounces cheddar cheese, cut into cubes
    • 12 slices of bacon
    • Toothpicks (for securing bacon)
  • Ingredients for the Dipping Sauce:
    • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
    • 2 tablespoons ketchup
    • 2 tablespoons sweet pickle relish
    • 1 teaspoon white vinegar
    • 1 teaspoon sugar
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt
    • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • Directions:
    1. Preheat your grill or oven to 375°F (190°C).
    2. In a bowl, mix ground beef, salt, pepper, garlic powder, and onion powder.
    3. Divide the beef into 12 equal portions and flatten each into a small patty.
    4. Place a cube of cheddar cheese in the center of each patty, then fold the beef around the cheese to form a ball.
    5. Wrap each beef ball with a slice of bacon and secure with a toothpick.
    6. Grill or bake the bacon cheeseburger bombs for about 25-30 minutes, or until the bacon is crispy and the beef is cooked through.
    7. For the sauce, mix mayonnaise, ketchup, relish, vinegar, sugar, salt, and paprika in a bowl until well combined.
    8. Serve the bacon cheeseburger bombs hot with the homemade thousand island dressing for dipping.
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes | Cooking Time: 30 minutes | Total Time: 50 minutes | Kcal: 450 kcal per serving | Servings: 12 bombs

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