Jalapeno Cheeseburgers with Bacon and Grilled Onions

Ingredients

Spicy Ranch Sauce

  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 6 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 4 green onions, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons minced seeded jalapeño chile
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper

Burgers

  • 2 pounds ground beef
  • 1 small onion, chopped (about 1 1/4 cups)
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tablespoon chopped seeded jalapeño chile
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper

Worcestershire-Coffee Glaze

  • 1/3 cup light corn syrup
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tablespoons ketchup
  • 1 teaspoon instant coffee crystals
  • 2 teaspoons (packed) golden brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons butter

The rest

  • 16 bacon slices
  • Nonstick vegetable oil spray
  • 8 hamburger buns or 3- to 4-inch square focaccia rolls, split horizontally
  • 8 lettuce leaves
  • 2 cups coarsely shredded sharp white cheddar cheese
  • Assorted additional toppings (such as tomato and grilled onion slices)

Preparation

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