When you are craving that scrumptious sloppy joe flavor, but really don’t love or have time to clean up the sloppy part, we have a meticulous option just for you! These Sloppy Cups are definitely a dapper-ly delicious alternative. This well-kept handful is packed with all the traditional flavors, but in a mess-free cup. Sloppy Cups are loaded with juicy ground beef, a homemade tangy sauce, and all the melty mozzarella and cheddar cheese that you have always loved… just tidied up a bit. Sloppy Cups are in ship-shape to deliver deliciousness in every savory, hearty bite. And thank goodness because not as many napkins are required!

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  • olive oil, to taste
  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 cup yellow onion, diced
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 cup light brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons onion powder
  • 8 hamburger buns
  • 1/2 cup mozzarella and cheddar cheese, shredded


Step 1 –Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F.

Step 2 –Add olive oil to a frying pan, then add the ground beef and sauté until the meat is no longer pink, about 5-7 minutes. While the beef cooks, add the diced onions to the same pan. Drain the excess grease.

Step 3 –Pour the ketchup, the Worcestershire sauce, the brown sugar, and the onion powder into a medium mixing bowl. Stir well.

Step 4 –Add the ketchup mixture to the pan with the ground beef and stir until all of the meat is coated in the sauce.

Step 5 –Place the hamburger buns in muffin tins, pressing them down gently to form cups.

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Step 6 –Spoon the ground beef mixture into the cups.

Step 7 –Sprinkle the cheese on top of the ground beef mixture.

Step 8 –Bake the cups until the cheese is completely melted, about 6-8 minutes.

Step 9 –Transfer the muffin tins from the oven and carefully lift the Sloppy Cups out of the pan.

Step 10 –Serve.