Peanut Butter & Jelly Burger
Food and Drink

Courtesy of Tyson Willis

Peanut Butter & Jelly Burger

"This was an experiment adapting a popular burger at a local restaurant. The three flavors may sound ridiculous, but they make perfect sense to your taste buds."

Serves: 2


1.5 pounds ground beef 80/20

1/2 tablespoon Miners Mix XXX-Garlic Seasoning & Rub

2 Reese’s Peanut Butter Eggs (or peanut butter pumpkins, depending on the season)

2 slices ghost pepper cheese (or cheese of your choice)

2 hamburger buns


For the jelly topping:

1 16-ounce jar of preserves (I prefer raspberry)

1 large jalapeno, middle removed (I leave the seeds in for heat)

Preheat grill to 400°F.

Add the Miner’s Mix to the meat and mix with your hands. Form four equal-sized patties.

Put the chocolate/peanut butter egg in the middle of one patty and lay another patty on top, so the egg is in the middle of the burger. Pinch the sides of the meat all the way around to seal in the egg and form the meat into one patty.

Place the burgers on the grill and cook until the temperature of the meat reaches safe levels for your preferred doneness. Remove each patty from the grill, place it on the bottom bun, top with a slice of ghost pepper cheese, and then some of the still-warm jelly topping. Add the top bun and serve.

For the jelly topping:

Slice the jalapeno. Sauté the slices in a little olive oil until soft. Add them to the preserves and heat over medium heat until the mixture runs smooth.