When it comes to feeding family and friends on the Fourth of July, nothing pleases guests more than fan-favorite American bites fresh off the grill. Cheeseburgers are a tried-and-true classic for summer grilling season. Give your burger recipe a bold, sweet kick this Fourth of July with honey barbecue sauce and the finishing touch of delicious, smooth-melting Borden Cheese. Find more summer recipes to transform mealtime into memorable family time at bordencheese.com.
Bold Honey Barbecue Burger
Total time: 35 minutes
1 pound ground beef
1/2 cup chopped green onions
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
3-4 tablespoons steak seasoning
4 hamburger buns
1/2 stick melted butter
3/4 cup barbecue sauce
1 tablespoon honey
4 slices Borden Cheese American Singles
8 slices thick bacon, cooked until crispy
8 frozen onion rings
4 slices tomato
Combine ground beef, green onions, garlic powder and cayenne pepper; form into four patties. Sprinkle both sides of each patty with steak seasoning. Cover and chill. (Patties can be made several hours in advance.)
Brush buns with melted butter; set aside. In small bowl, mix barbecue sauce with honey; set aside.
Heat grill to medium-high heat.
Grill burgers to internal temperature of 160 F, about 4-6 minutes per side. Two minutes before burgers are finished, grill buns, butter-side down, until golden brown. Place cheese slices on burgers to melt.
Serve each burger on buttered bun topped with two slices bacon, two onion rings, honey barbecue sauce, lettuce and tomato.