Bacon Egg and Cheese Breakfast Burger

(3 votes)
3 minutes
April 3, 2023
Andi GleesonJump to Recipe

Any time of day is the right time to eat a breakfast burger on toast covered in bacon, egg, and cheddar cheese!

Bacon Egg and Cheese Breakfast Burger - Breakfast for dinner usually means eating traditional breakfast foods at dinnertime, but this breakfast burger puts a twist on the idea. Now you can eat dinner for breakfast too! Serve this luscious burger covered in cheddar cheese, a fried egg, and crispy bacon with fries in the evening or hashbrowns in the morning. You can’t go wrong either way! Bacon Egg and Cheese Breakfast Burger - How do you like your eggs? I generally like mine over medium, which I thought I made up and was always embarrassed to say out loud when ordering at a restaurant. I was relieved to overhear other people order eggs that way, so I think it’s a real thing. Basically, I want a runny yolk (but not too runny) with the white cooked completely. Matt and the boys like over hard or scrambled, although I think the little one is coming over to my side of the egg fence. For these breakfast burgers, I made mine with a slightly runny yolk as you see here, and I made the others with a rubbery puck hard-fried egg. They are really easy to customize to everyone’s tastes. My kids just had the cheese and bacon with no egg at all. They are missing out! I hope you will try them the breakfast burger way, and let me know what you think! Bacon Egg and Cheese Breakfast Burger -

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Bacon Egg and Cheese Breakfast Burger -

Bacon Egg and Cheese Breakfast Burger

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5 from 3 reviews

This easy and delicious burger is perfect for breakfast or dinner!

  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x


Units Scale
  • 8 slices thick bread
  • 8 slices center-cut bacon
  • 1 lb. ground beef patties
  • steak sauce like A-1 or Lea and Perrins
  • seasoned salt
  • 4 slices cheddar cheese
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 tomatoes sliced
  • mayonnaise optional


  1. First cook the bacon to your liking in the microwave, skillet, or oven. Set it aside.
  2. Toast bread, and place two slices on each plate. Spread mayonnaise on the toast if desired.
  3. I used pre-made beef patties as a time saver, but you can form your own if you prefer. Drizzle a little steak sauce and sprinkle seasoned salt over both sides of the patties.
  4. Spray large skillet with cooking spray, and heat over medium high heat. Cook burger patties to your desired level of doneness (about 5 minutes/side for medium). Place a cheese slice on each burger for the last few minutes of cooking until melted.
  5. Arrange tomato slices on one side of toast for each serving, and place burger patties on tomato slices.
  6. Quickly rinse skillet if needed, and return to heat. Allow any water to burn off, and then spray with cooking spray again. Cook eggs the way you like, and transfer a hot fried egg to each burger. Top with bacon and the other piece of toast, and serve!
  • Author: Andi
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 20
  • Category: Main

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Andi Gleeson, food blogger

Andi Gleeson

Andi Gleeson is a passionate blogger and mom based in San Francisco who focuses on easy and delicious dinner recipes.


Kennedy Cole@KCole's Creative Corner
9 years ago

This looks like my kind of sandwich! It’s a meat lover’s dream! Bacon and beef and fried eggs! Sounds great! Can’t wait to make this for brunch next Sunday!
I recently made a cooking and baking blog, too at KCole’s Creative Corner. I would greatly appreciate it if you would check it out!
Thanks so much!

Andi Gleeson
9 years ago

Thank you, Kennedy! This one is a bit over the top in the comfort food department, but it’s SO GOOD! :) Congrats on your blog!

Arpita@ TheGastronomicBong
10 years ago

The burger is totally gorgeous!!! This will be a perfect meal to start the day.. Love it!! :D

10 years ago

Thanks so much, Arpita!

Thalia @ butter and brioche
10 years ago

ooh i am definitely craving one of these right now.. it contains everything a good breakfast should have!

10 years ago

Ha, thanks! I wish all my breakfasts could involve bacon and beef ;)

Annie @Maebells
10 years ago

We LOVE breakfast for dinner! I have never done a breakfast burger though, this looks great!

10 years ago

Thanks, Annie! You should give it a try!

Michele @ Alwayzbakin
10 years ago

Well that is an awesome idea! I love breakfast for dinner. It looks easy too. Right up my alley!

10 years ago

Thanks, Michele!

Angie S
10 years ago

I saw this last night on Instagram and my husband laughed at me as I was literally punching my phone to “like” it! My favorite burger ALWAYS has an egg, along with bacon and blue cheese with all the fixin’s!

10 years ago

Ha, thanks, Angie! I feel like I’ve really made it if I’m making people in a panic to like a picture on Instagram ;) Hope you are having a good weekend!

10 years ago

Wow, now this is a breakfast burger! So many flavors in one bite.

10 years ago

Thanks! It will be hard to go back to regular burgers after this ;)

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