Wendy's Baconator

Wendy’s Baconator Recipe

Wendy's Baconator

The baconator is the legendary sandwich from Wendy’s restaurant. If you are a fan of this delicious burger you can easily make it right at home. The baconator consists of two beef patties that are stacked and topped with American cheese and bacon. The burger consists of both ketchup and mayonnaise. You can cook the burgers on an outdoor grill or indoors on a griddle or frying pan.

Wendy's Baconator

A copycat recipe for the Baconator from Wendy's
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Servings: 2


  • 1 lb ground beef
  • 12 slices of bacon (cooked until crispy and crumbled
  • 4 slices of American cheese
  • 2 hamburger buns
  • Ketchup
  • Mayonnaise


  • From the ground beef into 4 equal patties. Season on both sides with salt and pepper. Lightly grease the grates of an outdoor grill. Preheat the grill to medium-high heat. Add the burger patties and cook turning at least once, until fully cooked (the internal temperature has reached 160 degrees F.). During the last few minute of cooking top each patty with a slice of American cheese. Cook until the cheese has melted.
  • To assemble patties: Place one burger patty onto the top of the bottom half of each bun. Top with 3 slices of bacon, another hamburger patty, 3 more slices of bacon. Add ketchup and mayonnaise and place the top part of the bun on top.