Take a bite or slice these beef and pork burgers in half to discover a melty and delicious cheddar-whiskey filling.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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Whiskey Barrel Burgers

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Directions

The day before:
  • In a large bowl combine green onions, whiskey, bread crumbs, Worcestershire sauce, melted butter, garlic, seasoned salt, crushed red pepper, and black pepper. Add ground beef and ground pork; mix well. Shape meat mixture into sixteen 1/2-inch-thick patties.

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  • Place 1 tablespoon of the Cheddar-Whiskey Filling on the center of each of eight of the patties (reserve remaining filling). Top with the remaining eight patties; pinch edges together to seal. In a storage container layer patties between sheets of waxed paper; cover and chill overnight.

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Tailgate day:
  • Tote patties, the remaining filling, lettuce, red onion, and tomato in an insulated cooler with ice packs.

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  • At the tailgating site, prepare grill (with a cover). For a charcoal grill, arrange medium-hot coals around a drip pan. Test for medium heat above pan. Place patties on grill rack over drip pan. Cover and grill for 10 minutes. Turn patties; cover and grill for 5 minutes. Top each patty with 1 tablespoon of the remaining filling. Cover and grill about 5 minutes more or until done (160°F). (For a gas grill, preheat grill. Reduce heat to medium. Adjust for indirect grilling and grill as above.)

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  • Spread bottoms of rolls with barbecue sauce; top with burgers, lettuce, red onion, and tomato. Replace tops of rolls.

Must-have equipment:

Insulated cooler with ice packsOn-site grill (with a cover)Drip pan

Nutrition Facts (Whiskey Barrel Burgers)

702 calories; 41 g total fat; 18 g saturated fat; 3 g polyunsaturated fat; 14 g monounsaturated fat; 121 mg cholesterol; 931 mg sodium. 580 mg potassium; 42 g carbohydrates; 2 g fiber; 7 g sugar; 32 g protein; 1 g trans fatty acid; 2332 IU vitamin a; 9 mg vitamin c; 1 mg thiamin; 1 mg riboflavin; 8 mg niacin equivalents; 1 mg vitamin b6; 85 mcg folate; 2 mcg vitamin b12; 313 mg calcium; 4 mg iron;

Cheddar-Whiskey Filling

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Directions

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  • In a food processor combine shredded cheddar cheese (8 ounces), finely chopped green onions, whiskey, Worcestershire sauce, and garlic, minced. Cover and process until nearly smooth.

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Reviews (2)

21 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 14
  • 4 star values: 1
  • 3 star values: 3
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 2
Rating: 5.0 stars
09/19/2019
Unholy temptation and a den of flavor.
Rating: Unrated
05/12/2014
This recipe makes no sense. The same ingredient list is listed twice instead of the filling ingredients!