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Doc’s Recipe: CHEESEYBEEFYBACONFOOTBALL BOMBS

APP:    CHEESEYBEEFYBACONFOOTBALL BOMBS

 

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INGREDIENTS

  • 1 can (16 oz.) of Biscuit Mix (Pillsbury Flaky Layers or any brand similar)
  • 16 slices bacon
  • 1 lb. lean ground beef
  • 2 Tbsp – Your favorite BBQ Rub
  • 1 Tbsp Garlic powder
  • 1 medium onion – minced
  • 1 block (8 oz.) Sharp/aged Cheddar cheese, cut into 16 squares
  • Long toothpicks
  • Canola or Vegetable oil for frying

            Equipment: Pan/skillet, 2 small bowls, 1 tray

DIRECTIONS

  • Season the ground beef, with spice, and garlic, and add minced onion. Mix well without overworking the meat.
  • Brown the beef in a pan/skillet, and just to a light color (do not over-brown the beef). Put in a bowl to cool.
  • Fry the bacon to a flexible and chewy doneness (never crispy)  – Note: grilled bacon adds a nice smokey goodness to the football bombs.
  • Separate biscuit dough into 8 units. Cut each biscuit in half then shape into circles approx. 3” across.
  • In center of each biscuit round, place 2 or 3 TBSP cooked ground beef and 1 pc.  of cheese.
  • Enclose (wrap) beef and cheese in the dough; and pinch the seams completely to seal. Stab each bomb with a long toothpick, through the bacon and into the filling. Place on a tray covered in wax paper.
  • (Hint: Dust it with a little flour to avoid sticking)
  • Position each bomb at least 2” apart on the unlit portion of your grill, and close the lid
  • Bake on the grill approximately 15 minutes until they are a medium golden colour. (Check under the lid after 10 minutes if you have not regulated the temperature), Serve hot with your favorite burger condiments                        

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