Pretzel Bun Cheeseburger

Pretzel Bun Cheeseburger

Prep: 20 min.

Cook: 10 min.

Serves: 1

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Our Pretzel Bun Cheeseburger is a crowd-pleaser that’ll leave you craving seconds. This fun twist on burgers combines savory flavors, sweet pretzel buns, and delicious toppings, making it a go-to choice for those anyone seeking a satisfying and flavorful meal.

The best part? Their versatility and flavor make them suitable for casual meals, gatherings, or whenever you're seeking a comfort food fix. It's an indulgent meal that hits the spot every time.

What’s the best cheese for a cheeseburger?

The best cheese for a cheeseburger depends on your preferences, as different cheeses offer unique flavors, textures, and melting properties. We recommend American, cheddar, Swiss, or pepperjack to elevate your burger experience.

Are hamburgers good on pretzel buns?

Absolutely! If you’re looking to add a unique twist to your average burger, pretzel buns have a subtle sweetness that contrasts with the savory flavors of a hamburger, adding an extra dimension to the overall taste.

What can you eat on a pretzel bun?

Pretzel buns offer a versatile base for savory and sweet meals, like cheeseburgers, pulled pork sandwiches, veggie burgers, and more.

Let’s face it—there's something undeniably satisfying about biting into a juicy cheeseburger hugged by the soft, slightly salty embrace of a pretzel bun. So, let's dive into creating this masterpiece!

1. Prep the Patty

In a medium mixing bowl, combine the ground beef and salt. Feel free to add in any other seasonings to spice up your burger (think: black pepper, onion powder, and garlic powder). Then, gently mix everything together and form the mixture into a patty.

2. Fire Up the Grill

Preheat your grill to medium-high heat (or, for a more convenient option, heat a skillet over medium-high heat). Place the patty on the grill or skillet and cook for approximately 4 minutes per side for a medium-rare to medium cook, or adjust to your preferred level of doneness.

If you’re looking to cut down on your cooking time, skillet-cooked burgers are quick! With a preheated skillet, you can have your patties sizzling away in a matter of minutes. It's a time-efficient method (with easier cleanup), perfect for those days when you're craving a homemade burger but short on time.

3. Add in Some Cheesy Goodness

During the last minute of cooking, add a slice of cheddar cheese to the patty and allow it to melt. This timing allows the cheese to melt and fuse beautifully with the hot patty without overcooking it. Overcooking the cheese can result in it becoming too runny or losing its texture.

Once you’ve placed the cheese on the patty, cover the skillet or grill briefly to trap the heat. This helps the cheese melt faster using the residual heat from the burger.

4. Toast to Perfection

Toast your King’s Hawaiian Sweet Pretzel Hamburger Bun on the grill (or on the skillet) until it reaches a beautiful golden brown. For extra richness, lightly brush the insides of the buns with melted butter before toasting. Toasting the bun creates a crispy outer layer while maintaining a soft interior, adding a delightful crunch that complements the juicy burger patty.

King's Hawaiian Sweet Pretzel Hamburger Buns are versatile enough to complement all of your favorite burger toppings and condiments. Whether you prefer classic cheeseburgers with lettuce and tomato or more elaborate toppings like caramelized onions or bacon, these buns can handle it all!

5. Pile On the Toppings

Next, it’s time to assemble your burger with red onion, tomato, lettuce, mustard, ketchup, and any other toppings you’re craving.

Don’t be afraid to get creative with toppings to suit your preferences. The combination of textures, flavors, and colors will make each bite a tasty experience.

6. Dig In!

Now comes the best part—taking a big, satisfying bite! The crispy exterior of the pretzel bun, the juicy beef patty, the gooey melted cheese, and the combination of fresh veggies and sauces will make your taste buds sing in unison.

This pretzel bun cheeseburger isn’t just a meal; it's an experience. Share it with friends at a BBQ, make it for a cozy night in, or simply treat yourself to a delicious lunch. However you enjoy it, this burger is sure to become a favorite!


Pretzel Bun Cheeseburger

Pretzel Bun Cheeseburger

Prep: 20 min.

Cook: 10 min.

Serves: 1

  • 1 KING'S HAWAIIAN Pretzel Hamburger Bun
  • 4 oz ground beef
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 slice cheddar cheese
  • 1 slice tomato
  • 1 thin slice red onion
  • 1/2 tbsp yellow mustard
  • 1/2 tbsp ketchup
  • 1 leaf lettuce

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Pretzel Bun Cheeseburger

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