Mini beef patty melts

Claire Gallam

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There's something so nostalgic and 1950s about a classic beef patty melt. The ground beef smothered in gooey cheese sitting between two perfectly toasted slices of bread. It's what you get when a hamburger and BLT meet.

mini beef patty melts

These mini beef patty melts take the classic and turn them into something bite size for little hands. Or you can whip up a big batch of these for a fun and classic take on an ordinary diner favorite. Plus, it's great when your kids can't decide between a hamburger and toasty sandwich, now they can have both!

Mini beef patty melts

Yields about 8 sliders


  • 1 pound ground beef or turkey
  • 8 slider buns
  • 8 slices American cheese
  • Salt and pepper
  • Softened butter


  1. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat and spray with nonstick cooking spray. Add the ground beef and cook until fully browned, about 8 minutes. Add salt and pepper.
  2. Preheat broiler. Butter each side of the 8 slider buns. Top 1 side with ground beef. Cut each slice of American cheese in half and place over the ground beef. Add another bun.
  3. Place on a cookie sheet and broil for about 2 to 3 minutes, or until cheese is melted.

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Claire Gallam
Claire is an aspiring nutritionist (and soon to be culinary student) with a serious addiction to bacon, wine, goat cheese and online shopping. She is recently married to a social media guru who loves *almost* everything she conjures up. In addition to writing for the Food section of SheKnows, she is a full-time recipe creator (and taste tester), a writer for and a contributing writer for the Home and Gardening section of SheKnows. You can also follow her daily musings and find delicious healthy recipes on her food blog, The Realistic Nutritionist.