Caramelized Onions and Bacon Whiskey Sauce Burger

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Whiskey Sauce

  • 8 strips bacon cut into pieces
  • 1/2 medium yellow onion
  • 1/2 ounce whiskey
  • 1/2 cup golden brown sugar
  • 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tsp black pepper

For the Burger

  • 1 lb 80/20 ground beef a heavy pound if you want bigger burgers
  • 2 slices cheese
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper


For the Whiskey Sauce

  • In a skillet on medium heat, cook down your bacon; about 10 minutes. Set bacon aside.
  • in the same skillet, brown your onions for about 5 minutes, then add brown sugar. Cook for another 2-3 minutes.
  • Add whiskey, Worcestershire sauce, and black pepper. Let this cook down for about 2-3 minutes. simmer on the side burner while the burgers are cooking.

For the burger

  • Form about quarter lb patties (I prefer third pound) season each side with salt and pepper.
  • With your grill heated to about 450F, place your burgers on the grill and cook for about 3-4 minutes.
  • flip and place off heat. Cook for another 5-6 minutes with cheese melting on top.
  • Place burgers on burns with lettuce, and top with that whiskey sauce. Enjoy!