Baked Bacon Cheeseburger Sliders

These baked bacon cheeseburger sliders are the perfect party dish. Perfectly seasoned ground beef is piled high on top of soft potato buns and topped with melty cheddar cheese and tangy bread and butter pickles. You’ll love making this fast and easy crowd pleaser! 

baked bacon cheeseburger sliders on a sheet pan and plate

SLIDERS! That’s right – I’m back and I’m back with sliders! 

But, they aren’t just some boring normal sliders. Nope. They are baked bacon cheeseburger sliders. I took perfectly seasoned ground beef, mixed it with onions and garlic, topped it onto potato buns, and then covered it all with bacon, pickles, and cheese. 

Heaven. 

A meaty, pickled and cheese topped heaven. 

Drool. 

closeup of baked bacon cheeseburger sliders

What do I need to make baked bacon cheeseburger sliders?

It only takes a few simple ingredients to make these sliders. All you need: 

  • ground beef
  • onions and garlic
  • potato rolls
  • bacon
  • bread and butter pickles
  • sharp cheddar cheese 

That’s it! Well, that’s not true. I forgot to mention the addition of ketchup and spicy brown mustard cooked into the meat! COOKED INTO THE MEAT! Ok, I didn’t mean to yell that but it’s pretty freaking delicious. 

A lot of recipes that make baked sliders start with baking the meat first and then putting it onto the buns in a cooked sheet. While that sounds delicious I just didn’t want to put that much time into making sliders. So instead I opted to just brown the meat with all the flavors and pile that high onto the buns. 

Yes, it’s a little bit messier but makes putting together these sliders SO EASY!

full sheet of baked bacon cheeseburger sliders

I also made sure to baste the buns with a little butter and sprinkle on some sesame seeds to really sell the whole “burger” thing. Plus it helps the buns toast up nice and golden. 

Since I know everyone likes options lets talk about how we can make adaptions to these sliders. 

How can I change these baked bacon cheeseburger sliders?

  • Try using ground turkey, ground chicken, or even ground pork instead of ground beef. 
  • Swap out bread and butter pickles for a hearty dill pickle or even a spicy pickle. 
  • Don’t like sharp cheddar cheese? Try provolone, Munster, or even swiss! 
  • Instead of using small 24 count potato rolls try using 12 count bigger slider-sized buns.

showing the inside of baked bacon cheeseburger sliders

Love these baked bacon cheeseburger sliders?

Try some of my other delicious baked sliders! 

 

baked bacon cheeseburger sliders on a sheet pan and plate

Baked Bacon Cheeseburger Sliders

Yield: 24 mini sliders
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Additional Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 30 minutes

These baked bacon cheeseburger sliders are the perfect party dish. Perfectly seasoned ground beef is piled high on top of soft potato buns and topped with melty cheddar cheese and tangy bread and butter pickles. You'll love making this fast and easy crowd pleaser! 

Ingredients

  • 24 small potato rolls
  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 small yellow onion, diced
  • 2 tablespoons spicy brown mustard
  • 2 tablespoons ketchup
  • 2 ounces cooked bacon, chopped
  • 1 cup diced bread and butter pickles
  • 8 thin slices sharp cheddar cheese
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line a 9x13 baking sheet or baking dish with parchment paper or spray with non-stick spray.
  2. Cut your potato rolls in half lengthwise and add the bottom half of the rolls to the prepared baking sheet.
  3. Set a 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat and add ground beef, garlic, onion, mustard, and ketchup.
  4. Cook until the meat is fully cooked and browned.
  5. Remove from the heat and add in the bacon and stir to combine.
  6. Gently spoon the meat mixture over the buns, top with pickles, sliced cheddar cheese, and the top of the buns.
  7. Brush the tops of the buns with melted butter and sprinkle with sesame seeds.
  8. Bake for 20 minutes or until the cheese is fully melted and the sandwiches are warm throughout.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 24 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 208Total Fat: 9gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 29mgSodium: 293mgCarbohydrates: 19gFiber: 2gSugar: 5gProtein: 12g

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