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Cheesehead Sliders

The best part of game day
Cheesehead Sliders
Photo courtesy of Beef. It's What's for Dinner.

Thrill your tailgate crowd with these Wisconsin-inspired winning beer-infused Cheesehead Sliders.

Recipe courtesy of Beef. It's What's for Dinner.

Ready in
25 m
15 m
(prepare time)
10 m
(cook time)
Calories Per Serving


You may substitute pub cheese, Cheddar cheese curds, beer cheese sauce, Cheddar cheese slices or pimento cheese spread for Cheddar-flavored cheese spread.


  • 1 Pound ground beef (93% lean or leaner)
  • 1/2 Cup beer
  • 1/4 Cup soft bread crumbs
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1/4 Teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 Teaspoon pepper
  • 8 slider buns or small dinner rolls, split
  • 1/4 Cup Cheddar-flavored cheese spread


Combine ground beef, beer, bread crumbs, garlic, salt and pepper in large bowl, mixing lightly but thoroughly.

Lightly shape into eight 1/2-inch thick mini-patties.

Place patties on grill over medium, ash-covered coals.

Grill, covered, 8 to 10 minutes (over medium heat on preheated gas grill, covered, 7 to 9 minutes) until instant-read thermometer inserted horizontally into center registers 160°F, turning occasionally.

Place burger on bottom half of each slider bun.

Evenly spread cheese over burgers.

Close sandwiches.