BBQ Meatballs Stuffed with cheese 

BBQ meatballs stuffed with cheese are a delicious twist on traditional meatballs, combining the flavors of savory meat, gooey cheese, and sweet barbecue sauce. These meatballs are perfect as an appetizer, party snack, or served over pasta for a hearty meal.

To make BBQ meatballs stuffed with cheese, start by preparing the meatball mixture. Combine ground beef, breadcrumbs, minced onion, garlic powder, salt, and pepper in a bowl. Mix until well combined.

Take a cube of cheese, such as cheddar or mozzarella, and wrap a portion of the meatball mixture around it, forming a ball. Make sure the cheese is completely encased in the meat mixture.

Place the meatballs on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper and bake in a preheated oven at 375°F (190°C) for about 20-25 minutes, or until they are cooked through.

While the meatballs are baking, prepare the barbecue sauce. You can use store-bought barbecue sauce or make your own by combining ketchup, brown sugar, vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, and spices in a saucepan. Simmer the sauce until it thickens slightly.

Once the meatballs are cooked, brush them with the barbecue sauce and return them to the oven for an additional 5 minutes, or until the sauce is caramelized and sticky.

Serve the BBQ meatballs stuffed with cheese hot, garnished with chopped parsley or green onions if desired. These meatballs are sure to be a hit at your next party or gathering, with the gooey cheese surprise in the middle adding a delicious twist to a classic dish.

BBQ Meatballs Stuffed with cheese 😋😋🤩🥰🥰🧀🍢🍢

Prep Time: 15 MIN
Cook Time: 28 MIN
Total Time: 43 MIN
You know when you go to a party and they have those little barbecue meatballs, and you think to yourself, “These are delicious, but they’d be even more delicious if they were filled with cheese”? No? Just us? Well, take our word for it, those barbecue meatballs are even more delicious when they’re filled with cheese. Cooper® cheese, that is. And we just so happen to have a recipe for that right here. You’re welcome.



4 ounces Cooper Sharp White cheese
2 tablespoons onion, minced
2 egg yolks*
3 tablespoons plain breadcrumbs
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1/4 cup flat-leaf parsley, chopped
salt and pepper to taste
1 pound lean ground beef*
2 1/2 cups barbecue sauce



Preheat oven to 400°F.
Line a baking sheet with foil and spray with cooking spray.
Cut Cooper® cheese into 15 small cubes and set aside.
In a medium bowl, combine onion, egg yolks, bread crumbs, Worcestershire sauce, chopped parsley, and salt and pepper. Mix until well combined. Add in ground beef and mix just until combined.
Divide beef mixture into 15 equal portions. Flatten one portion of the beef mixture and add a cube of Cooper® cheese in the center. Wrap the beef up around the cheese and pinch together to seal. Form further into a meatball shape. Repeat for the remaining portions of beef mixture and cubes of Cooper® cheese.
Place all 15 stuffed meatballs on a baking sheet and bake 15-18 minutes.
Transfer meatballs to a baking dish, coat with barbecue sauce, and cover. Return meatballs to oven and bake for another 10 minutes. Remove, serve, and enjoy!

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