Recipes For Grandkids

All American Cheeseburger Ring

An American Classic!

Yield:  8 servings

COOK’S TIP: Time to ditch the drive thru and know what’s in it for your picky eaters!


  • 1/4 cup onion, chopped
  • 3/4 pound lean (90%) ground beef
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 2 teaspoons prepared yellow mustard
  • 9 slices (3/4 ounce each) American cheese, divided
  • 2 packages (8 ounces each) refrigerated crescent rolls
  • 16 dill pickle slices
  • 3 large plum tomatoes
  • 2 cups lettuce, shredded


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Chop onion using a food chopper.
  2. In (10-in.) Skillet, cook ground beef with onion over medium heat 8-10 minutes or until beef is no longer pink; drain.
  3. Add ketchup, mustard and 5 of the cheese slices, cut up; stir until cheese is melted. Remove pan from heat.
  4. Unroll crescent dough; separate into 16 triangles. Arrange triangles in a circle on medium round stone or pizza pan with wide ends of triangles overlapping in the center and points toward the outside. (There should be a 5-inch diameter opening in center.)
  5. Using a spoon, scoop meat mixture evenly onto widest end of each triangle. Top each scoop with pickle slice.
  6. Bring points of triangles up over filling and tuck under wide ends of dough at center of ring. (Filling will not be completely covered.)
  7. Bake 20-25 minutes or until deep golden brown. Remove from oven.
  8. Cut each of the remaining 4 cheese slices into 4 triangles. Arrange cheese triangles over top of ring.
  9. Slice tomatoes. Arrange tomato slices around inside center of ring.
  10. Slice lettuce into thin strands. Place in center of ring.
  11. Cut ring into 8 servings. Serve with additional ketchup and mustard, if desired.


Nutrients per serving:
Calories 430, Fat 27 g, Sodium 1090 mg, Dietary Fiber 1 g



Jaimie Johnson, Pampered Chef

Jaimie Johnson, “Chef Jaimie”, shares the art of cooking, baking, and entertaining with friends and families everywhere. She has 18 years in the food industry. Johnson enjoys teaching baking and decorating techniques. She also enjoys teaching about making healthy meals in a hurry, assembling time-saving meal prep in her workshops, and creating the perfect party and bridal shower experiences with her Pampered Chef business. When she is not cooking, Johnson has a full-time marketing career with a well-known travel company and enjoys spending time with her family, including her new puppy, Ace. For more fun recipes, check out her blog at:

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