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Butter Burgers

Butter Burgers

We're known for our butter, but have you tried our butter burger recipe? Add grated frozen butter to a burger for a juicy buttery cheeseburger you'll crave.

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20 min
Prep Time
20 min
Total Time


1/4 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, frozen

1 pound 85/15 ground beef

3/4 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon pepper

4 (3/4-ounce) slices Land O Lakes® Deli American

4 burger buns, buttered, toasted


Lettuce leaves, as desired

Sliced red onion, as desired

Sliced tomato, as desired

Pickle slices, as desired

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Using largest side of grater, shred butter onto sheet of waxed or parchment paper. Freeze at least 5 minutes.

  2. STEP 2

    Gently mix beef and shredded butter until well incorporated. Form into 4 (5-inch) patties. Sprinkle both sides with salt and pepper. Refrigerate until cooking time.

  3. STEP 3

    To grill burgers, heat gas grill to medium or charcoal grill until coals are ash white. Place patties onto grill over direct heat; grill 5 minutes. Turn patties; continue grilling 3-5 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 160°F or desired doneness. When there is about 1 minute left of cooking time, add cheese to patties. Continue grilling until cheese is melted.

    OR To cook in skillet, heat skillet over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to medium; cook patties 4 minutes. Turn patties; continue cooking 3-5 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 160°F or desired doneness. Turn off heat. Place cheese on each patty; cover pan with lid 1 minute or until cheese is melted.

  4. STEP 4

    Place burgers onto toasted buns; top as desired.

Nutrition (1 sandwich)

550 Calories
36 Fat (g)
125 Cholesterol (mg)
1080 Sodium (mg)
24 Carbohydrates (g)
0 Dietary Fiber
30 Protein (g)
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