Cheesehead Sliders --
  • Total Recipe Time: 20 to 25 minutes
  • Makes 4 servings.


  1. 1 pound Ground Beef (93% lean or leaner)
  2. 1/2 cup beer
  3. 1/4 cup soft bread crumbs
  4. 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  5. 1/4 teaspoon salt
  6. 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  7. 8 slider buns or small dinner rolls, split
  8. 1/4 cup Cheddar-flavored cheese spread


  1. Combine Ground Beef, beer, bread crumbs, garlic, salt and pepper in large bowl, mixing lightly but thoroughly.  Lightly shape into eight 1/2-inch thick mini-patties.
  2. Place patties on grid over medium, ash-covered coals. Grill, covered, 8 to 10 minutes (over medium heat on preheated gas grill, covered, 7 to 9 minutes) until instant-read thermometer inserted horizontally into center registers 160°F, turning occasionally.
  3. Place burger on bottom half of each slider bun.  Evenly spread cheese over burgers.  Close sandwiches. 
  • Test Kitchen Tips
  • Cooking times are for fresh or thoroughly thawed ground beef.  Color is not a reliable indicator of ground beef doneness.
  • You may substitute pub cheese, Cheddar cheese curds, beer cheese sauce, Cheddar cheese slices or pimento cheese spread for Cheddar-flavored cheese spread.
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