Barbecups Alla Ellen

"This is my version of a Pillsbury recipe. I just think they are better if you add the cheese after partially baked and not at the beginning. When I made it the cheese was over-baked and hard. I also tried them with Bulls-eye BBQ sauce and the Open Pit was liked much more. I made them for my neice and nephews for one of their birthdays and this recipe has been a staple in their house also. Good for kids, but I like them too."
Barbecups Alla Ellen created by cbw8915
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  • Heat oven to 400 degrees.
  • Grease muffin cup pan.
  • As many as you have biscuits, usually 10.
  • In skillet, brown ground beef, with onions.
  • Drain off fat.
  • Add barbecue sauce and brown sugar.
  • Simmer 10 minutes.
  • Place 1 biscuit in each muffin cup pressing down in bottom and up the sides.
  • Spoon about 1/4 cup into each biscuit cup.
  • Bake for 8 to 10 minutes, until almost done.
  • Sprinkle each with cheese and return to oven for 2 to 3 minutes more, until cheese is melted.
  • Cool 1 minute and remove from pan to serve.
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"<p>As of 3-31-13......I am now a working mom to a lively&nbsp;15 year old.&nbsp; Wow, I have not updated this in 5 years.&nbsp;&nbsp; We have&nbsp;moved fron Valparaiso, to Chesterton, to South Haven and are &nbsp;in Portage,IN.&nbsp; This is my husbands home town.&nbsp;I am working, though not happpily at the McDonalds in Burns Harbor.&nbsp; We still have Rocky the Brittany Spaniel.&nbsp; We have 3 cats.&nbsp;&nbsp;Nilla Kiki, who came up to the door of the restaraunt I worked at when we lived in South Haven.&nbsp; We moved to&nbsp;Portage in 2011.&nbsp; Tony, my hubby, moved to our new trailer which needed some work.&nbsp; Our daughter Allegra stayed with Grandma and I, and Kiki stayed with a friend.&nbsp; In June of 2011 we all moved into where we live now.&nbsp; In January of 2012 a Facebook friend who lived in Kentucky,&nbsp;said she had White Kittens.&nbsp; I joked if she would deliver I would take a female.&nbsp; Well on 1-15-12 she &nbsp;brought us Gracie Lynn.&nbsp; Then on July 3rd a kitten showed up at our house who is now Samson Anthony Hughes.&nbsp; My husband, the cat hater decided to keep him as his own.&nbsp; I would rather own my own restaurant than work at Micky D's, but there are bills to pay.&nbsp; Ally, as we call her wants to be a Pharmacist, and she is an honor roll student know and I can't let her down.</p>"

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  1. thedixongang
    Made these for years & they are wonderful. Kids can't stop eating them!
  2. kzbhansen
    I have made these for a long time but we called them Bar-be-cups. I love use the brown sugar barbecue sauce. Very good recipe and the kids love it
  3. Christmas Carol
    Made these for dinner last night and we loved em'! I used the 85% lean beef, 2 1/2 Tbsps. brown sugar & Sweet Baby Ray's Honey Barbecue Sauce. And lots of onion, of course. Meat lovers that we are, I bought the super-size buttermilk biscuits,{a 16 oz. pkg. with 8 biscuits in it}, and made them in my new jumbo muffin pan! At first I was worried they might be too sloppy to eat but they set very well and I had no trouble picking it up and zooming it to my mouth! SO loved them too- when he asks "how many are left?" you know you snagged a good one! I liked them so much, in fact, that I think I will add them to our Christmas buffet but will make the regular-sized one's this time. Thanks for posting- these will be making a regular appearance at our house!
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  5. Chris from Kansas
    These are great. Very easy to make and my whole family loved them.

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