Epic Meatloaf Sliders

Check out that sandwich – seriously, it’s insane and unapologetically messy. The cheese oozes at the slightest pressure as you hold it and every bite is pretty much accompanied with a sandwich sweep of the plate to mop up the drippy egg yolk. Sure, it may not be the sexiest thing to eat in front of your husband, but there’s no other way to eat this.

Epic Meatloaf Slider with Bakers Royale

This is one of those meals that Matt and I made together. I made the biscuits and he did his Epic Meatloaf. (Which by the way, I’m shamelessly pimping because it’s out-of-this-world good, click here for the recipe. Below will only be the recipe for biscuits). I ended up having to make a second batch of biscuits for the meatloaf leftovers that we turned into these sliders. Of course you can use any bread, but why would you skip this easy-to-make cheddar cheese and chive biscuit—it makes these sliders. Seriously. Along with that I layered the sliders with bacon, arugula, Roth 5 Peppercorn Raclette Cheese and a fried egg to top it all off.

Oh, and the beverage choices—classy, I know.

Epic Meatloaf Sliders from Bakers Royale

And random thought, because you guys know I’m full of them. Cooking with your husband—awesome. Having a food blogging husband–crazy cool, because now I’m always guaranteed at least two nights off of cooking. Woot for me! And aside from that, blogging shop talk is now a two-way conversation, rather than a ping pong of craziness volleyed back with head-nods.

Epic Meatloaf Sliders via Bakers Royale

Cheddar and Chive Biscuit_Process Shots via Bakers Royale

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Cheddar and Chive Biscuits

Yield: Makes 12 biscuits

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 3 tablespoons cold unsalted butter, diced and kept chilled until ready to use
  • 3 tablespoons shortening
  • 1 cup cold buttermilk
  • 1/4 cup chives, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup cheddar cheese
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted used for brushing tops of biscuits

Directions:

Preparation: Heat oven to 450 degrees F. Line bakesheet with parchment.

  1. Place flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a bowl and whisk until well combined. Add in the cold butter and using a pastry blender or two fork, or your fingers, cut the butter and shortening into the dry ingredients until the mixture resembles wet sand and the butter is the size of peas. Add the cold buttermilk and use a sturdy spatula or your hands and to mix the dough until everything is combined. Do not overmix.
  2. Turn the dough onto a lightly floured work surface and knead until top surface is smooth. Shape dough into a rectangle and using a rolling pin, roll dough to 3/4 inch thickness. Use a knife or a metal bench scraper and cut into 2 1/2 inch squares. Place biscuits on parchment lined bakesheet one inch apart. Brush tops with melted butter. Bake at 450 degrees F for about 12-14 minutes or until tops are golden brown. Remove from oven and cool on a wire rack for five minutes.

NOTES:

  • Any cheddar cheese will work, but I used extra sharp.
  • If you use table salt instead of kosher salt make sure to cut the ratio in half.
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27 Responses to “Epic Meatloaf Sliders”

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    Jennifer Farley — May 30, 2014 @ 3:35 am

    I love that you and Matt collaborated on this. What I wouldn’t give to have this for lunch today…

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    Tracy | Peanut Butter and Onion — May 30, 2014 @ 3:41 am

    I never pass up a chance to make homemade buns/biscuits. I love this idea…on the menu for this weekend.

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    Ashley — May 30, 2014 @ 4:43 am

    Absolutely loving these dark + moody photos, especially the last one. THAT EGG! Also, these biscuits sound insane. I can’t believe how easy they are to make.

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    Tieghan Gerard — May 30, 2014 @ 4:48 am

    Just amazing. My family would love these!

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    Andrea — May 30, 2014 @ 4:55 am

    Those look insanely good. Definitely on my recipes to try list. I love that you and your husband both have blogs and because you are shamelessly pimping him out I now follow his blog.

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    Sophia @ NY Foodgasm — May 30, 2014 @ 5:30 am

    OMG, your husband is a food blogger too now?! Umm you are gonna be one dynamic duo! His recipe looks AMAZING! Just followed hom on everything! Plus this biscuits are killer! YUMMMM!

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    Lauren @ Climbing Grier Mountain — May 30, 2014 @ 5:49 am

    OMG!! I could eat a dozen of these sliders. Stunning photos, lady!

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    marcie — May 30, 2014 @ 6:14 am

    Oh my Lord, this looks so amazing! I saw your husband’s Epic Meatloaf, and that alone was spectacular, but this slider is over the top delicious!

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    marla — May 30, 2014 @ 6:52 am

    Ya huh!!! Bring some to me pleeeeease!

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    Millie l Add A Little — May 30, 2014 @ 6:52 am

    Oh my god!! These are totally EPIC!!

    http://youtube.com/addalittlefood

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    Ali | Gimme Some Oven — May 30, 2014 @ 7:57 am

    I love how you and Matt are working together! These sound (and look) out of this world amazing. Love the biscuits!

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    Julie @ Table for Two — May 30, 2014 @ 8:02 am

    These definitely look epic!! Love you & Matt’s team!!

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    Gaby — May 30, 2014 @ 9:08 am

    You two knocked this one out of the park!

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    Tahnycooks — May 30, 2014 @ 9:20 am

    I love every layer of flavor with this sandwich!! I want right now!

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    Kate @ Diethood — May 30, 2014 @ 9:34 am

    Man, I am drooling over your photos. SO AWESOME! Also? I am LOL-ing for reals at “pimping” out the hubs! I LOOOVE IT! I think it’s so awesome that you two are working together in the bloggy world! My husband would only join if there was soccer involved…

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    Tessa Huff — May 30, 2014 @ 10:37 am

    LOOOOOVE these biscuits! You guys are so adorable – the perfect food blogging family! And CONGRATS on your new little one!! He is absolutely precious.

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    Kevin @ Closet Cooking — May 30, 2014 @ 12:45 pm

    These look amazing! Love that egg with the runny yolk!

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    Heather Christo — May 30, 2014 @ 6:52 pm

    OH WOW. These look totally amazing. Can’t wait to go rifle through Matt’s stuff!

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    Laura (Tutti Dolci) — May 30, 2014 @ 9:24 pm

    Such a great collab, love these biscuits!

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    Brenda @ a farmgirl's dabbles — May 31, 2014 @ 2:57 am

    What a fabulous sounding sandwich! (and I love the bevvy choices!)

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    Monet — May 31, 2014 @ 7:55 pm

    Gorgeous! Almost too pretty to eat! I love sliders, and you’ve reminded me to make them more often!

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    Megan {Country Cleaver} — June 1, 2014 @ 8:38 am

    Meatloaves are a favorite in our house – why have I never thought about making them into sliders! You genius, you!

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    Samina | The Cupcake Confession — June 1, 2014 @ 9:48 am

    This looks INSANELY delicious!

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    Bec {Daisy and the Fox} — June 1, 2014 @ 3:56 pm

    This definitely looks epic! :)
    love the idea of a biscuit bun – can’t wait to cook this up
    thanks for the recipes!

    Bec {Daisy and the Fox}
    http://www.daisyandthefox.wordpress.com

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    Emily @ Life on Food — June 1, 2014 @ 4:06 pm

    Oh man these look good. I would take multiples!!

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    La Cuisine d'Hélène — June 2, 2014 @ 1:32 pm

    I started following Matt and just realized that it’s your hubby. Love that you both have different style. I think that it is amazing that he has his own food blog. I really want to make his meatloaf because I know it would be a winner with my sons. Back to these meatloaf sliders, they look crazy good. Thanks for sharing the recipe.

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    Karen @ HonestlyYUM — June 2, 2014 @ 9:44 pm

    Ughhh gimme that!! This is right up my alley. I put an egg on EVERYTHING.

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