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Cheeseburger Tater Tot Cups

Why order a cheeseburger with a side of tots when you can get them together in one mouth-watering snack?


Prep Time: 15 Minutes
Cook Time: 30 Minutes
Servings: 12


  • 3 cups frozen tater tots
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Shredded cheddar cheese
  • Mini pickles, crumbled bacon, sliced cherry tomato and sliced pearl onion for garnish
  • Special Sauce:
  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • 2 Tbsp ketchup
  • 2 tsp yellow mustard
  • 2 tsp pickle juice
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 2 tsp white vinegar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • ¼ tsp cayenne pepper

Let's get Cooking...

  1. Preheat oven to 425°F.
  2. Heat oil in a medium skillet. Add the ground beef, garlic powder, onion powder, Worcestershire sauce and a pinch of salt and pepper. Cook until beef has browned. Set aside until ready to use.
  3. Grease a mini muffin pan and place four tater tots in each cup. Bake for 10 minutes.
  4. Remove the pan from the oven and press the tots down, forming a cup.
  5. Fill the tater tot cups with the beef and place back in the oven for another 10 minutes. Remove and cover each cup with the cheese and bake for another 5 minutes.
  6. Mix together all of the ingredients for the special sauce.
  7. Garnish with pickle slices, tomato, crumbled bacon and a drizzle of the special sauce.