How to make bacon cheeseburger cupcakes

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These bacon cheeseburger cupcakes are so cute they're just right for a kid's birthday party or any party in which you need a delicious appetizer. And although they may look like you spent hours sweating over a stove, they come together very quickly and easily. The recipe that follows uses wonton wrappers that bake up crisp, giving bacon cheeseburgers the bit of texture they need.
These cupcakes are so easy because you don't have to form burger patties. Just fry ground beef with aromatics such as onion and garlic, and pile the mixture into wonton wrappers and cover with cheese. When they come out of the oven, sprinkle them with a bit of crumbled bacon and you (and your appetizer) are both ready for the party!
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Bacon Cheeseburger Cupcakes
12
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1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 pound lean ground beef
1/2 onion, chopped in a small dice
2 cloves garlic, minced
3/4 cup cheddar cheese, shredded
24 wonton wrappers
4 slices bacon
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F and grease a muffin tin, making sure that each cup is greased.
Heat oil in a large frying pan over medium heat.
Add the ground beef to the frying pan along with the onion. Cook beef and onion together until beef is browned and the onion has softened, about 10 minutes.
Add the garlic to the beef and cook for 1 more minute. Remove from heat.
Place one wonton wrapper into each muffin cup, pressing it down on the bottom and up the sides as you do.
Spoon in some of the beef mixture into each wonton wrapper.
Place the muffin tin into the ove and bake for 12 minutes.
Top all beef in the wonton wrappers with a tablespoon or so of cheddar cheese.
Broil for 3 mins or until cheese is melted and wonton wrappers are crispy.
While the cupcakes are baking, fry the bacon in a separate frying pan. When done, drain the bacon on paper towels and crumble.
Remove the muffin tin from the oven and sprinkle crumbled bacon over each cheeseburger cupcake.
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