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Bacon Cheeseburger Meatballs

These amazing bacon meatballs have a fun cheese surprise inside!

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword bacon cheeseburger meatballs
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 15 meatballs
Calories 169 kcal
Author Amanda Rettke


Meat Mixture

  • 1 large egg
  • 1 envelope onion soup mix
  • 1 pound ground beef


  • 1 cup cheese curds (or about 16 pieces)


  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup crushed Saltines, about 30 crackers
  • 4 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled


  • 5 tablespoons canola oil


  1. In a large bowl, combine egg and soup mix. Crumble ground beef over mixture and mix well. 

  2. Divide into 14-16 portions.

  3. Add cheese curds to the center of each meatball making sure it is completely inside and covered with meat. Reshape into a ball.

  4. In a shallow bowl, beat eggs for coating. Place cracker crumbs and crumbled bacon in another bowl. Dip meatballs into eggs, then coat with bacon crumbs.

  5. Heat oil in a large cast-iron over medium heat. Cook meatballs until meat is no longer pink and outside is golden brown, 10-12 minutes. Flip meatballs over often so each side browns.

Recipe Notes

Scallions make a great garnish because there is onion soup mix in the recipe, but they are not necessary.