Crescent-Topped Cheeseburger Casserole

Prep Time: 20 min
Total Time: 50 min
Servings: 6

Combine your family's favourite burger toppings in an easy cheeseburger casserole covered with a flaky crescent dough sheet. Burger night will never be the same once you whip up this satisfying cheeseburger hot dish that only requires a 20 minute prep time.


  • 1 lb (500 g) lean ground beef
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped dill pickles
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon yellow mustard
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 can (235 g) refrigerated Pillsbury™ Original Crescents (8 count)
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seed


  1. Heat oven to 375°F (190°C). In 10-inch nonstick skillet, cook beef and onion over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring frequently, until thoroughly cooked; drain. Stir in pickles, water, ketchup, mustard and pepper.
  2. Spoon beef mixture into 11x7-inch (2-quart) glass baking dish. Sprinkle with cheese.
  3. Unroll dough; press all perforations to seal. Press dough into 12x8-inch rectangle. Cut into 6 squares; place on top of cheese. Brush with egg; sprinkle with sesame seed.
  4. Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until deep golden brown.

Expert Tips

  • Top this casserole with shredded lettuce, sliced tomato, dill pickle slices and serve with ketchup and mustard on the side.
  • Spice up the casserole filling when you add a small can of chopped chipotle chiles.