TGIFridays Inspired Jack Daniel’s Bacon Cheeseburger Recipe

TGIFridays Inspired Jack Daniel’s Bacon Cheeseburger Recipe

How To Make TGIFridays Inspired Jack Daniel’s Bacon Cheeseburger

This bacon cheeseburger is inspired by TGIFridays. It also has a recipe for their famous Jack Daniel-infused sauce, a nice, spicy and savory addition.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 25 minutes



For Cheeseburger:

  • lbthick bacon
  • 4slicessharp cheddar cheese,thick
  • 4Hawaiian Buns,white or wheat are fine too
  • 1⅓lbsfresh ground chuck
  • kosher salt
  • freshly cracked black pepper

For Sauce:

  • 1tbsponion powder
  • 1tbspgarlic powder
  • 1tbsptabasco sauce
  • 1cuppineapple juice
  • ½cupJack Daniels
  • 2cupsbrown sugar
  • 2tspBetter than Bouillon Beef Base,or 2 beef bouillon cubes
  • 4tbspWorcestershire sauce


  1. Put all the sauce ingredients into a saucepan and cook over medium heat for about 20 minutes or until the sauce coats the back of a spoon and stays in place if a finger is run through it.

  2. Shape the ground beef into patties weighing about ⅓ of a pound each.

  3. Season liberally with kosher salt and freshly cracked black pepper.

  4. Cook in a cast iron skillet, on high, for 4 minutes on each side.

  5. Assemble burger and eat!


  • Calories: 1000.89kcal
  • Fat: 33.81g
  • Saturated Fat: 13.93g
  • Trans Fat: 0.76g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 13.15g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 4.04g
  • Carbohydrates: 109.48g
  • Fiber: 1.85g
  • Sugar: 82.43g
  • Protein: 49.78g
  • Cholesterol: 149.60mg
  • Sodium: 1173.45mg
  • Calcium: 385.31mg
  • Potassium: 1095.76mg
  • Iron: 6.84mg
  • Vitamin A: 84.93µg
  • Vitamin C: 9.60mg
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