2 Pounds Ground Beef (80/20)
1 Bottle Mild BBQ Sauce
2 ½ Teaspoons Buttery Steakhouse Rub (substitute with your favorite Kinder’s rub)
1 Large egg
1 ¼ Cups shredded cheddar cheese
¾ Cup bread crumbs
12-14 Pieces of bacon, thin slice (yields approximately 4 oz. cooked bacon crumbles)
½ Onion, diced (or substitute caramelized onion)
1/3 Cup Flour
1 Tablespoon Olive Oil
Pre-heat oven to 375°F.
Pre-cook bacon and cut into crumbles.
Fold ground beef, Mild BBQ sauce, Buttery Steakhouse, cheddar cheese, onion, bacon, bread crumbs and egg in a bowl. Mix well.
Roll meatballs into golf ball size (approximately 1 oz.). A tight roll will keep meatball intact.
Roll all meatballs in flour.
Heat skillet to medium-high temperature. Add oil and brown meatballs on all sides.
Place meatballs on non-stick cookie sheet and bake for 5-7 minutes.
Pull meatballs and immediately glaze with Mild BBQ sauce.
Fork each meatball with a toothpick and serve.
Serve with BBQ on the side.
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