McDonald's Style Cheeseburger Hamburger

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READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by Broke Guy

The cheeseburger has been with McDonald's from the beginning. When the McDonald brothers finally started focusing on hamburgers at their original store in San Bernardino, Califonia, the rest is history.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Mix all of the dry ingredients together in a bowl.
  2. Remove the onions from the water and drain thoroughly.
  3. Add the meat to a large bowl and lightly blend. Weigh the meat mixture into exactly 1.6 oz patties for a regular McDonald’s patty.
  4. Place the burgers on a sheet pan in between two pieces of parchment paper and place in the freezer for 1 1/2 hours.
  5. Heat a large, nonstick griddle to high. Remove the burgers from the freezer exactly 2 minutes before you are ready to cook them.
  6. Place the buns loosely wrapped in a paper towl in the microwave and heat for 10-15 seconds.
  7. Place the patties on the griddle, season heavily with the seasonings and let them sit for 30 seconds. Using a spatula, press down heavily on the patty for roughly 3 seconds. Flip the burger and repeat, remembering to season heavily.
  8. When the burgers are done, add a slice of American cheese to each one.
  9. Place 5 nickel-sized dollops of ketchup on each top bun, four in each corner, and one in the center. In the empty spaces, place five smaller dots of mustard.
  10. Add a patty to each bottom bun. Place 2-3 pickle chips on top of each patty. Top the burger with the onions and the other half of the bun.

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