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BBQ & Bacon Brisket Burger with Candied Bacon


We all know everything is better with bacon. And, when you add homemade candied bacon to a juicy Omaha Steaks brisket burger it’s a true culinary delight. The rich flavor of the brisket burger is the perfect complement to the sweet bite of candied bacon and BBQ sauce in this simple burger recipe.

Omaha Steaks PureGround™ Brisket Burgers are bold and beefy made from 100% aged beef brisket and give this burger its rich taste. Each burger is individually packaged and flash-frozen for convenience and freshness. Follow our comprehensive burger cooking guide to grill, pan-fry, air fry, or broil your burger to perfection.

Candied bacon is a key ingredient for this burger. When you use our super-thick Applewood smoked steak-cut bacon, you’re going to be in bacon heaven. Each slice is a full 2 ounces and smoked the old-fashioned way. Simply bake in the oven with brown sugar and a little pepper, using the recipe below, for a bacon delight that will blow your taste buds away. The bacon can be made in advance and stored in the fridge for up to three days. Simply cook up a brisket burger and add the following ingredients for a juicy, delicious BBQ & bacon burger whenever the craving hits.

BBQ & Bacon Burgers Ingredients

Candied Bacon

Delicious topping for your BBQ & Bacon burger
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Candied Bacon
Servings: 8 servings
Author: Omaha Steaks



  • Preheat oven to 375°F.
  • Place a wire rack on a foil lined baking sheet. Arrange the bacon on the wire rack and sprinkle with the black pepper. Lightly pat the brown sugar on top of the bacon to create a thin layer.
  • Place the baking sheet on the center rack in the oven and bake for 25 minutes or until the brown sugar has melted and the bacon is crisp.
  • Remove from the oven and allow to cool for 10 minutes. Using tongs, transfer the bacon to a parchment lined baking sheet and allow to cool to room temperature.
  • Store in an airtight container for up to 3 days at room temperature.

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