bacon cheeseburger meatball

Bacon Cheeseburger Meatballs

Last Updated on August 26, 2022

The cutest appetizer: a meatball that tastes like a bacon cheeseburger, served on a toothpick.  These are baked in the oven, and the 3-ingredient special sauce is great for dipping.

Bacon Cheeseburger Meatballs

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Protein: Beef
Cut: Ground Beef
Course: Appetizer, Main Course, Meal Prep
Prep Time: 3 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 23 minutes
Servings: 4 people


  • 1 pkg ButcherBox Ground Beef
  • 1 pkg ButcherBox Bacon extra crispy, rough chopped
  • c cheddar cheese shredded
  • c ketchup
  • ½ c panko bread crumbs
  • 1 egg
  • ½ tsp kosher salt
  • ¼ tsp ground black pepper

Special Sauce

  • 1 c mayonnaise
  • c ketchup
  • ¼ c dill pickles minced


  • Preheat oven to 350℉.
  • Combine all ingredients together in a mixing bowl.
  • Form into tablespoon size balls and place an inch apart on parchment lined baking sheet.
  • Bake for 15-20 minutes. Serve with Special Sauce or your favorite burger condiment.

Special Sauce

  • Combine all ingredients together in mixing bowl. Once completely mixed transfer to a resealable container and refrigerate until ready to use. This will last for 2 weeks in refrigerator.
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Emilie Abijanac is a graduate of New England Culinary Institute with over 20 years of catering experience in Boston. Emilie was the Sous Chef for East Meets West Catering and has worked with Kate’s Table and La Fête. Emilie was also the culinary director of ButcherBox.