Bourbon BBQ Bacon Burger Sliders
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Serves: 8 sliders
 
Make this juicy BBQ burger topped with Havarti cheese, bacon, and a homemade Bourbon BBQ Sauce
Ingredients
For the BBQ Sauce:
  • 1 c. water
  • 1 c. crushed pineapple in juice
  • ½ c. ketchup
  • ¼ c. Bourbon
  • ¼ c. prepared BBQ sauce
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 1 t. black pepper
  • ¼ t. cayenne
For the Burgers:
  • 1½ lb. 85/15 ground beef
  • 1 T. brown sugar
  • 1 T. BBQ seasoning
  • 1 t. Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 T. Montreal steak seasoning
  • 1 T. BBQ Sauce
For assembling the burger:
  • 8 slider buns
  • 8 slices Havarti cheese
  • 8 lettuce leaves
  • 8 slice bacon, cooked and halved
Instructions
  1. Combine all ingredients for the BBQ sauce in a small saucepan. Place in over medium heat and bring to a simmer. Stir occasionally for 5-7 minutes or until the sauce thickens up. Remove from heat.
  2. To make the burgers put the ground beef, brown sugar, BBQ seasoning, Worcestershire sauce, Montreal seasoning, and BBQ sauce in a bowl. Mix together with your hands and form into 8 sliders.
  3. Place the sliders on a grill heated to medium high heat. Cook for 3-5 minutes per side or until desired temperature is reached. Place a slice of Havarti cheese on each slider and close the lid for 1 minute or until melted.
  4. Remove from grill and place the sliders on the buns. Top with bacon and a lettuce leaf. Slather with the bourbon BBQ sauce and serve.
Notes
A Hezzi-D Original Recipe
Recipe by Hezzi-D's Books and Cooks at https://www.hezzi-dsbooksandcooks.com/bourbon-bbq-bacon-burger-sliders/