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I know a lot of you will be entertaining over the upcoming July 4th weekend holiday so I really wanted to share this great recipe with you.  I originally came across it sometime last year here and then recently saw it again where it was originally created on Big Red KitchenRobin Sue shows a great step by step that I always love to see on recipe sites (and secretly wish I could provide you all…but my kiddos and dogs just are not for it!)…


So here’s the deal with these sliders…they are awesome.  And part of the awesomeness is that they are super easy to prepare.  They are a little tedious in the plating department but if you set yourself up a little assembly line (pre-sliced rolls, plate of pickles and serving plate is all you really need) you will breeze through it.  The recipe makes 24 little sandwiches, so alongside some grilled hot dogs and some summery side salads then you are set to feed your family and friends without too much trouble!


White Castle-like Sliders

Recipe from Big Red Kitchen

(printable recipe)

1/2 cup dried onion flakes
2 pounds ground chuck- 80/20 ground beef
1/2 t. seasoned salt (I used Montreal Steak seasoning)
6 slices cheddar cheese
24 small party rolls- (recommended:  Martin’s Potato Bread Party Rolls)
24 dill pickle slices

Evenly spread the onions on the bottom of a 9×13 inch baking dish. Gently press the ground beef on top of the onion flakes. Press evenly making one giant pattie. Sprinkle with seasoned salt. Bake in a 400 degree oven for 20 minutes. Using a paper towel, pat the excess grease from the top of the pattie. Top with cheddar cheese, return to oven for 2 more minutes. Remove from oven, let set 5 minutes then cut into 24 patties. Slice open and separate each party roll. Place bottom of rolls on a large platter. Using a spatula lift patty with onion layer onto each bun bottom. Top each slider with a pickle slice then the bun lid. Serve immediately. Makes 24 Sliders.

Note- Store these upside-down in an airtight container in the refrigerator. This will prevent the bottom bun from getting soggy from the onion layer. To reheat, place a few on a microwave safe plate and heat in the mircowave for 20 seconds then 5 second increments after that until warm through.


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20 Responses to “Sliders!”

  1. Erica posted June 30, 2010 at 12:38 pm

    Josh LOVES sliders and I haven’t made them in forever. This is a perfect recipe for the 4th! Thanks for the reminder. Hope you and your family have a great holiday

  2. bellini valli posted June 30, 2010 at 1:15 pm

    I just love sliders Aggie. I have no quilt with eating at least 3.

  3. Sara posted June 30, 2010 at 1:36 pm

    Mmm, I love sliders! Part of what I love is that they are just so cute! Yours look perfect and delicious.

  4. HoneyB posted June 30, 2010 at 5:20 pm

    Oh yes, I recently just made and blogged these too! They are awesome!

  5. Mommy's Kitchen posted June 30, 2010 at 6:17 pm

    These are Carsons favorite!!! Love Big Red Kitchen that is where i got the recipe as well. How does you kiddos like them?

  6. Jamie posted June 30, 2010 at 7:40 pm

    I am so making these this weekend. I thought they were grilled and was surprised they were baked when I read the instructions. What a neat method for sliders. Did you get the rolls at Publix? I’ll let you know how we like them.

  7. Mandy posted July 1, 2010 at 1:00 pm

    My dad is a HUGE fan of White Castle hamburgers. I will have to try these on him soon.

    I made sliders (a little differently) for a party and they turned out great. See my post here:

    Love this post Aggie! Thanks!

  8. Jenn AKA The Leftover Queen posted July 1, 2010 at 7:11 pm

    These look so good! Perfect for a BBQ!

  9. Mags posted July 1, 2010 at 9:59 pm

    Sliders…perfect for the 4th of July weekend. They look so darn cute too!

  10. Jenny Flake posted July 2, 2010 at 10:05 am

    Love me some sliders! These look awesome Aggie 🙂 Have a great 4th of July weekend!!

  11. Julie posted July 4, 2010 at 12:13 pm

    Mmm…I think my kids would just love these! Happy 4th to you and yours 🙂

  12. Melissa @ For the Love of Health posted July 4, 2010 at 7:34 pm

    Now that looks like summer! 🙂

  13. Liz - Meal Makeover Mom posted July 9, 2010 at 6:35 am

    I love those cute little slider rolls. Fun, festive, and an easy way to get kids to really dig in.

  14. Sharon posted July 9, 2010 at 9:34 pm

    Love sliders!!!! These look great!!!

  15. Kristen posted July 12, 2010 at 12:28 pm

    I want these for lunch NOW! Yum!

  16. Stephanie posted July 12, 2010 at 5:59 pm

    I love the idea of using rolls to create mini-sandwiches. My kids would love these sliders! What a great outdoor party tip too!

  17. Amber posted July 16, 2010 at 12:36 pm

    Oh, these look so good. My little boy would love these. I’ve just found your blog and am really enjoying it.

  18. Thomas Andrew posted July 23, 2010 at 2:09 pm

    These sliders look great…. so much better than what you get at White Castle or Chili’s, etc. Now I’m hungry !

  19. amelia from ztastylife posted July 29, 2010 at 9:03 pm

    so adorably bite-able 🙂


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