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Mini Cheeseburger Puffs

By Paula Deen


Difficulty: Medium

Prep time: 15 minutes

Cook time: 15 minutes

Servings: 15


  • 1 lb ground chuck
  • 2 teaspoons steak seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon Paula Deen Silly Salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 minced Vidalia onion
  • 1 package puff pastry sheets
  • 20 (1 inch) slices cheddar cheese


Preheat oven to 350º.

Combine the first 5 ingredients. Hand-form patty to 1/4 normal burger size, about 2-inches in diameter. In a grooved black skillet, cook burgers to medium. Turn once. Do not overcook.

Roll out thawed puff pastry. Cut 10 (6-inch) even panels. Place burger in center of square and top with 2 slices of cheese. Fold edges up and twist on top. Bake 20 to 25 minutes and serve warm.

* Paula Deen Silly Salt is a blend of salt, dehydrated onion and garlic, spices, soybean oil and lemon flavor.

Cook’s Notes:

-Try serving with bacon or tomatoes.

-Havarti and ground pepper boursin cheeses are good substitutes for cheddar.

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