Poppin' Fresh Barbe Cups

READY IN: 12mins
Top Review by Ann Marie F

I've made this several times. Everyone loved them, adults and kids, and they're easy. I followed the directions exactly - the biscuits puff up in the oven - except I used more cheese - Kraft extra sharp Cracker Barrel Cheddar - because I love cheese. I like the meat mixture as it's written, but if it seems too sweet, you could cut back on the brown sugar. A platter of these little babies makes a nice addition to a Sunday brunch.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 34 lb beef, Ground, Lean
  • 1 tablespoon onion, Minced
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 12 biscuits (Use 1 8-oz tube of store bought biscuits, or your favorite 12 biscuit)
  • 12 cup barbecue sauce (Use store bought sauce or your favorite recipe.)
  • 34 cup cheddar cheese, Sharp, Shredded


  1. In a skillet brown the ground beef and then drain off the excess fat.
  2. Add the bbq sauce, onion and brown sugar and set aside.
  3. Separate the biscuit dough into 12 pieces and place one in each of 12 ungreased muffin cups, pressing the dough up the sides to the edge of the cup.
  4. Spoon the mixture into the cups and sprinkle with the shredded Cheddar Cheese.
  5. Bake in a preheated 400 degrees F. oven for 12 minutes.
  6. Serve hot.
  8. Use 1 13-oz can of chili beans in place of the meat mixture (or 1 13-oz can of baked beans, and frankfurters or hot dogs that have been cut into pieces) in place of the meat mixture.
  9. You can also add green bell pepper or a hot pepper to the above recipe with good results.

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