Cheeseburger Tater Tot Cups
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
30 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cheeseburger, Tater Tot, Tater Tot Cups
Servings: 24 tater tot cups
Author: Jaida
  • 72 Frozen tater tots
  • 1 lb Ground beef (can use venison or turkey, if preferred)
  • Salt and Pepper, to taste
  • 2 Tbsp Mayonnaise
  • 2 Tbsp Yellow mustard
  • 2 Tbsp Ketchup
  • 2 Tbsp Pickle relish
  • 1 cup Cheese (I used sharp white cheddar), shredded
  • Mini Pickles for garnish
Special Sauce
  • 1/2 cup Miracle Whip or Mayo
  • 4 Tbsp Pickle relish
  • 2 Tbsp Yellow mustard
  • 1 tsp White wine vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp Paprika
  • 1 tsp Onion powder
  • 1 tsp Garlic powder
  1. Preheat oven to 425°F. Spray two 12-cup mini muffin tins (or 1 24-cup) with cooking spray. Place three tots in each cup, and bake for 10 minutes. 

  2. While the tots are cooking, brown ground beef in a skillet over medium high heat. Once browned turn off heat, and drain off any grease. 

  3. Add miracle whip or mayo, mustard, ketchup, and pickle relish to the ground beef and stir to combine. Add salt and pepper to taste.

  4. When the tater tots are done, remove from oven and use the handle end of a large spoon to press the tater tots down and up the sides of the muffin tins cups, to create tater tot cups

  5. Fill the tot cups with the ground beef mixture and top with shredded cheese.

  6. Place the tater tots back in the oven and cook for another 15 minutes.
  7. While the tater tot cups cool mix together all of the special sauce ingredients.

  8. Remove the cheeseburger tots from the oven and let cool for 5 minutes before removing them from the muffin pan.
  9. Drizzle the special sauce over the cheeseburger tots and top with mini pickle slices, and enjoy!