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Whiskey Bacon Burgers

Tender and tasty these Whiskey Bacon Burgers are a quick and easy game day or gilling meal that you will want to make over and over again!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 3



  • 3 strips bacon
  • 1/4 cup whiskey any brand
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar


  • 1 Tbs butter
  • 1 medium onion diced
  • 1 Tbs brown sugar


  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 1 Tbs brown sugar
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 3 slices American cheese
  • Buns


  • Preheat oven to 350.
  • Dip each of your bacon strips in your whiskey then in the brown sugar and place on a baking sheet. Press remaining brown sugar into bacon.
  • Bake for about 15 minutes, flipping half way through until done.
  • Remove from oven and let cool, then slice in half.
  • Meanwhile on stove in small pan melt your butter then add your diced onions and saute until translucent, add in brown sugar and let caramelize, remove from heat.
  • To make your burgers mix together your ground beef, brown sugar, garlic powder, salt and pepper and form into 3 1/3 lb patties and place on your smokeless grill.
  • Cook for about 5 minutes on each side until desired doneness, top with cheese and remove from heat.
  • Place burger on bun and top with sliced bacon and onions.
  • Serve and enjoy!