Cheeseburger Pockets

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  • 1/2 pound ground turkey or beef
  • 1 tablespoon chopped onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tube (12 ounces) refrigerated buttermilk biscuits
  • 5 slices process American cheese


  • In a large skillet, cook the beef, onion, salt and pepper over medium
  • heat until meat is no longer pink; drain and cool.
  • Place two biscuits overlapping on a floured surface; roll out into a
  • 5-in. oval. Place about 1/4 cup of meat mixture on one side. Fold a
  • cheese slice to fit over meat mixture. Fold dough over filling;
  • press edges with a fork to seal. Repeat with remaining biscuits,
  • meat mixture and cheese.
  • Place on a greased baking sheet. Prick tops with a fork. Bake at
  • 400° for 10 minutes or until golden brown. Yield: 5 servings.
Pricking the tips of Cheeseburger Pockets helps steam escape during baking. If you don't do this, the pockets will puff up and may break open.