In-N-Out Style Cheeseburgers (Copycat Recipe)
Recipe type: Sandwich
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Serves: 4 burgers
Like In-N-Out burgers? Make your own Copycat version at home!
  • 2 T. vegetable oil
  • 1 large onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 T. sugar
  • ¼ c. mayonnaise
  • 2 T. ketchup
  • 1 T. pickles, minced
  • ½ t. vinegar
  • 1 lb. ground beef
  • 4 Kaiser rolls or buns
  • ¼ c. dill pickle chips
  • 4 thin slices of tomato
  • ½ c. iceberg lettuce, chopped
  • ¼ c. yellow mustard
  • 4 slices American cheese
  1. Place the vegetable oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add the onions and sugar and mix well.
  2. Cook, stirring frequently, for 20 minutes or until the onions have caramelized. Remove from heat.
  3. In a small bowl combine the mayonnaise, ketchup, pickles, and vinegar. Mix well and set aside.
  4. Add salt and pepper to the ground beef and form into 4 patties.
  5. Heat a large skillet over medium heat and add the burgers.
  6. Cook the burgers for 3 minutes on one side then spread the top with 1 teaspoon of mustard. Flip the burger over, add a piece of cheese, and cook for 3-4 minutes or until the burger is cooked through.
  7. To assemble the burgers place a tablespoon of the mayonnaise mixture on the bottom of the bun.Layer a few pickles, a tomato slice, and some lettuce on top of the bottom bun.
  8. Place a burger on top of the vegetables then top with 1-2 teaspoons of the mayonnaise mixture and some of the caramelized onions. Top with the top of the bun and enjoy!
Recipe adapted from Food Network Magazine
Recipe by Hezzi-D's Books and Cooks at