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Cheesy biscuit meatball sliders are great for dinner on the go, football party appetizers, or an after school snack!

Ready in just a few minutes, meatball sliders are sure to become a family favorite!

THE BEST and easy meatball sliders made with canned biscuits and pre-cooked Italian or turkey meatballs for a quick and easy lunch, dinner, or appetizer! Serve with spaghetti or pizza sauce on the side for dipping.

School is back in session and that means life just got a lot busier! We are often eating meals on the go so I love recipes that are easy, ready in about 30 minutes and are portable.  Sandwiches are always a great option for dinner, but they can get a little boring and routine.

So I decided to liven dinner up with some fun meatball sliders!  You can grab all these ingredients at keep them on hand for a quick and easy dinner when your schedule gets busy.

Cheesy Biscuit Meatball Sliders

To make the biscuit meatball sliders you will need canned biscuits, mozzarella cheese, frozen meatballs that are thawed, melted butter, spices and marinara or pizza sauce for dipping.

I opted to keep the sauce on the outside of the slider. This way the dough doesn't get soggy. Plus, kids love to dip their food!

We used Cooked Perfect® Meatballs Gluten Free Italian Meatballs to make the sliders. I always have a bag of pre-cooked meatballs in the freezer because they are perfect for a quick dinner and they taste just like homemade! Some of our favorites are Sloppy Joe Meatball Subs and Meatball Lasagna.

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Working with one biscuit at a time, flatten a biscuit using a wide bottom cup or canning jar.  Flatten the biscuit wide enough so it will cover a meatball.

Place about a teaspoon of shredded mozzarella cheese and a thawed meatball in the center of the flattened biscuit. I tried both whole and half a meatball and I preferred the whole meatball. The whole one gives the sliders more substance.

Carefully fold the rest of the biscuit dough around the meatball. The dough is pretty resilient so it's not hard to do.  Pinch the dough together so it completely encases the meatball and cheese.

Repeat with each biscuit in the can. Usually there are 8 biscuits per can. I have no idea why I only made 6 because they were gone in a flash!

Place the biscuit wrapped meatballs on a baking sheet, leaving a little space in between each slider.  Brush on melted butter, a sprinkle of garlic salt and a little bit of dried basil.

Bake according to the directions on the biscuit can. Let the sliders get nice and brown on top, but be careful that the bottoms don't burn.

Serve the meatball sliders with a side of marinara or pizza sauce for dipping. I like the pizza sauce because it's a little thicker. Keeping the sauce on the side, rather inside the sliders, keeps the biscuit dough from getting soggy!

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Cheesy Biscuit Meatball Sliders

Serves 6-8     adjust servings

Preparation 00:10
Cook Time 00:10
Total Time 0:20


Ingredients

  • 8 Cooked Perfect Italian Meatballs (regular or gluten free)
  • 1 can of biscuits
  • 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 Tablespoon melted butter
  • Sprinkle of granulated garlic and dried basil
  • Marinara or Pizza Sauce on the side for dipping

Instructions

Thaw Cooked Perfect meatballs in the refrigerator. 

Separate canned biscuits into individual biscuits. Use a wide bottomed glass to flatten each biscuit. 

Place 1 meatball in the center of each biscuit. Top with a sprinkle of cheese. 

Carefully stretch the biscuit dough to completely enclose the meatball in the biscuit. Pinch the dough closed. Repeat with each slider.

Place the sliders on a baking sheet. Brush the tops with melted butter and then sprinkle with garlic and basil.

Bake according to the directions on the can of biscuits.

Serve immediately with a side of marinara sauce or pizza sauce for dipping. 

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
Amount Per Serving As Served
Calories 198kcal Calories from fat 120
% Daily Value
Total Fat 13g 20%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Transfat 0g
Cholesterol 30mg 10%
Sodium 362mg 15%
Carbohydrate 13g 4%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 1g
Protein 7g

Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

Calories 2000
Total Fat Less than 65g
Sat Fat Less than 25g
Cholesterol Less than 300mg
Sodium Less than 2,400mg
Total Carbohydrate 300g
Dietary Fiber 25g
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7 comments on “Cheesy Biscuit Meatball Sliders

  1. My family loves sliders and I am always looking for new recipes to try. The biscuit combined with meatballs is sure to be a hit. Thanks for sharing at #HomeMattersParty

  2. I found this on the Thrifty Couple’s weekly link up party! This looks delicious!
    Thanks for sharing! I am excited to use this….especially at football parties!

  3. OK – now I’m hungry! So simple! Thanks for sharing at the What’s for Dinner party!

  4. What a great idea and so easy, your sliders will be great for game day! Thanks so much for sharing with us at Full Plate Thursday,we are so happy to have you join us. Have a wonderful week and come back to see us real soon!
    Miz Helen

  5. Oh yeah, I definitely need to make these! They would also be great for a party or gameday tailgate.

  6. I know I’d enjoy these!! So gooood!! Thanks for sharing at Fiesta Friday party!

  7. These look delicious and easy to make which I like! Thanks for sharing at #overthemoon link party.