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Beer Cheeseburger Pie with Dill Pickle Potato Chip Crust

Beer Cheeseburger Pie with Dill Pickle Potato Chip Crust

This was the first recipe I ever cooked. Well, a variation of this, devoid of beer and with the inclusion of Bisquick. I was 9 and my mom asked me to pick a recipe I wanted to cook. I had no idea where to start. I didn’t know anything about cooking; I’d never even turned on a stove, or picked up a measuring cup. But I did know that I liked cheeseburgers and I liked pie, that’s pretty much all I needed to know when I read the title. We served our mash-up dinner with potato chips, which were used as scoops towards the end of the meal. A flavor and texture combo that was a solid win.


There is something about the food you first fell in loved with that will never leave you: cheeseburgers, pie, potato chips, pickles. Those will always be food that will comfort in a soul-satisfying way that the foods we fell in love with as adults just can’t.

My obsession with the new flavors of Kettle Brand Chips was renewed when I found out that have a dill pickle flavor. DILL PICKLE POTATO CHIPS! This is not a drill! They’re exactly what you want them to be and it just so happens that they pair excellently with both cheeseburgers and beer.

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Beer Cheeseburger Pie with Dill Pickle Potato Chip Crust



  • 1 8.5 oz bag of Kettle Brand Dill Pickle Potato Chips
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 3 tablespoons melted butter


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 cup chopped yellow onion
  • 1 lbs ground beef
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • ½ cup pale ale
  • 1 cup diced tomatoes
  • 2 ½ cups cheddar cheese divided


  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • ¼ cup ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons pickle relish
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon pale ale


  • Preheat the oven to 350F
  • In a food processor add the potato chips, process until just crumbs remain. Add the flour, processing until combined.
  • While the food processor is running, add the melted butter until well combined with the crumbs.
  • Press into a 9inch pie pan. Bake at 350F for 15 minutes.
  • While the crust is baking, make the filling.
  • Heat the olive oil in a skillet over medium high heat. Add the onions, cooking until softened and starting to brown. Add the beef, stirring and breaking up until starting to brown. Sprinkle with salt, pepper and garlic powder. Stir in the beer.
  • Sprinkle with flour, stirring until thickened.
  • Add half a cup of cheese, stir until combined with the beef. Repeat with another half cup of cheese. Stir in the tomatoes.
  • Add the filling to the crust, sprinkle with the remaining 1 ½ cups cheese.
  • Put the pie in the oven just until the cheese has melted, about 3 minutes.
  • Stir together the sauce ingredients.
  • Serve the pie slices drizzled with sauce.

This post was sponsored by Kettle Chips. Partnerships with The Beeroness and outside companies are rare and only occur when the company’s products are ones I use and enjoy myself. All ideas and opinions are my own.

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Christine October 26, 2017 um 10:40 am

Pie…it’s what’s for dinner. Thanks for making that THE easiest decision of my day 🙂 – sounds GREAT!


Sam July 16, 2018 um 12:36 pm

Never in a million years would I have thought this would taste so good! Pleasantly surprised! I think I’m going to be making my next one spicier. My favorite part of this recipe was the pickle flavor that accents every bite – thanks for sharing!


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