With Memorial Day around the corner, summer is almost officially here! Now begins the official season of barbecues, picnics, and backyard parties – which means your hosting game has to be on point for the weeks and months to come. Looking for a fun, new appetizer that your summer party guests will love? Do we have just the thing for you, and just in time for your Memorial Day barbecue! These portable BBQ bites are essentially doughy Pillsbury roll cups filled with savory, barbecue meat and melted cheese – a.k.a. the best parts of summer food all in one bite-sized morsel. Watch the video below to see how you can whip up this crowd-pleasing app in a snap.

This will be a new staple appetizer for all your Memorial Day cookouts! Your friends and family are going to devour them and they are SO incredibly easy to make.

In about 20-25, these bites will be ready to serve, which means you can make them even if you’re a little crunched for time! And clean up will be a snap. So that means you can go back to enjoying the party – including your delicious new BBQ snack!

What do you think of this appetizer for your Memorial Day cookout? Share your thoughts in the comments section below.


– Ground beef
– Chopped onions
– Barbecue sauce
– Pillsbury Grands
– Shredded cheddar cheese


1. In a skillet, cook your ground beef. Add onion and barbecue sauce. Stir to combine.
2. Once the meat mixture is cooked, prepare your muffin tin by spraying it with non-stick spray. Pop open your Pillsbury Grands and cut them in half, putting one half in each muffin tin and spreading he dough out with your fingers.
3. Fill the cups with the meat mixture and top with shredded cheese.
4. Bake in the oven for 12 minutes until golden brown.