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RECIPE: A Peanut Butter & Jelly Grilled Cheese Sandwich with Bacon

This will forever change the way you eat grilled cheese

April 28, 2017

Luscious melted sharp white Cheddar cheese, salty crispy bacon, creamy peanut butter and a touch of sweet blackberry preserves. This unlikely pairing all comes together in this bold crave-able gooey grilled cheese sandwich that will forever change the way you eat grilled cheese!

PREPARATION:

  1. Butter one side of each slice of bread.
  2. Spread peanut butter and blackberry preserve on bottom slice of bread.
  3. Top with bacon and cheese slices.
  4. Close with top slice of bread and press closed.
  5. Grill over medium-low heat for 2 to 3 minutes on each side or until golden and cheese is melted.

TIP: Use a bold flavored cheese with good melting abilities, such as sharp white cheddar cheese, to stand up to all the other flavors in this gooey-rich grilled cheese.

PREP TIME: 1 minutes
COOK TIME: 6 minutes
SERVES: 1

INGRIDENTS:

  • 2 slices French loaf or sourdough bread
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 tablespoons creamy natural peanut butter
  • 1 tablespoon blackberry preserves
  • 3 strips bacon, cooked crisp
  • 4 slices sharp white Cheddar cheese

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