Maple Bacon Burger

Maple Bacon Burger
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Ingredients
  1. 12 slices Bacon
  2. 3 Tbsp. Fuller’s Sugarhouse pure maple syrup
  3. 2 lb. ground beef
  4. 6 slices sharp Cheddar cheese
  5. 6 hamburger buns
  6. ketchup
  7. pickles
Instructions
  1. Heat oven to 400 degrees F. Line rimmed baking pan with parchment. Cut bacon slices into thirds. Using 6 portions, weave into lattice square. Repeat to form 6 squares.
  2. Arrange bacon squares on parchment. Bake 20 minutes until starting to crisp. Brush with Fuller’s Sugarhouse pure maple syrup. Bake 5 to 8 minutes longer until desired crispness.
  3. Meanwhile, heat grill to medium-high. Shape beef into six 4 1/2-inch patties. Salt and pepper both sides. Grill until cooked through,* turning once or twice. During the last minute, top with cheese.
  4. Spread the bottom of each bun with ketchup. Layer with lettuce, cheeseburgers, tomato and bacon.
  5. Top with remaining buns and pickles.
Notes
  1. Always cook ground beef to a safe minimum internal temperature of 160 degrees F (71.1 degrees C).
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