Smashed Bacon Double Buffalo Cheeseburgers

We had to get in on the "Smashed Burger" craze... But, I knew we could make it better... It's a whole new way to get loaded!  Enjoy!

Smashed double bacon cheeseburgers on wood garnished with cherry tomatoes

Ingredients: (Serves 3 to 4)

  • 1 - pound Wild Idea Buffalo Premium Ground
  • 1 - tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 - teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 - teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 - cup Honey Bourbon
  • 1/2 - onion, diced
  • 8 - strips Wild Idea Buffalo Bacon or organic bacon, chopped
  • 6 to 8 - slices cheese
  • Buns, lightly toasted or grilled


  1. Divide ground into 3 to 4 portions and then split portions in half.
  2. On a baking sheet, pour half of the bourbon.
  3. Smash the portions as flat as you can on the pan.
  4. Sprinkle the burgers with salt and pepper and pour the remaining bourbon over the burgers.
  5. In a skillet, over medium high heat, sauté the bacon and the onions until brown. Drain and reserve. 
  6. On a flat top griddle or in a large pan, over medium high heat, add olive oil to griddle and push around. 
  7. Place smashed burgers on griddle and sear for 1 minute. Flip and top with cheese and sear for another minute.
  8. Place one smashed burger on the bun, top with bacon & onions, repeat with a second layer.

Top with your favorite condiments! Soooooo good! : )

Photo Credit: Jill O'Brien


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1 comment

  • Thanks Jill…..Dinner tonite !!

    Shannon O'Grady

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