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A grilled apple, bacon, and cheese sandwich. Tart apples, and melty cheese, give it so much flavor, and candied bacon makes this sandwich even more amazing. This is the perfect quick-make lunch or snack!
Grilled ABC Sandwich
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I tend to forget how amazing sandwiches can be. I often find myself stressing over dinner at 5pm, and thinking it has to be something big and fancy when a sandwich, like this ridiculously tasty grilled cheese would be perfect.
I think it is funny because when we go out we often get something sandwich like, such as a burger or a French dip or something, so why I almost never think of it for dinner at home astounds me. But I am changing my ways and this ABC is the first thing on the menu.
Trust me when I tell you this is an incredible combination of flavors and you definitely want to try it out. But I can’t take the credit. We have a friend, who by the way, won Cupcake Wars, and she has a twin sister. They are both crazy talented cooks. Anyway, a few years ago her sister started a gourmet grilled cheese sandwich shop, and it is amazing! In the name of friendship we visited a lot to show our support. Haha! The very first sandwich I ever had there was an ABC. So this is my copy-cat version. She uses a carmelized red onion mayo spread on her sandwich, but I am not that fancy. But, my sandwich still tastes awesome, and can be made right at home.
I just ran to Walmart and got Kraft Natural Cheese Slices in Colby Jack, a lovely Granny Smith green apple, some bacon, some Wonder Bread, and Blue Bonnet Spread. The combination makes for a wonderfully cheesy meal.
But to amp things up a bit, I candied my bacon. Now before you start patting me on the back, I feel I must mention that this is way easier than you might think. I did it by making a really easy rub out of dark brown sugar and chili powder, then used my griddle to cook up the bacon to 145 degrees F. I later used my griddle to make the sandwiches. Perfect results! Such a versatile kitchen tool. But if you really want to, you can always use pre-cooked bacon, which makes things even easier!
Anyway, this wonderfully cheesy meal was a real hit at my house, and my guess is, for those with tastebuds, the results would be the same at yours. I highly recommend making it, or maybe your own version of grilled cheese. If you do, be sure to enter the #ShareYourCheesy Sweepstakes by sharing your grilled cheese sandwich photos on Instagram with hashtag #ShareYourCheesy and #Entry. You can find more details on the Wonderfully Cheesy Kraft website.
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But for now, you have to give this a try!
Grilled ABC Sandwich
- 8 slices Wonder Bread
- 2-3 Tbs Blue Bonnet Spread
- 2 Tbs Kraft Mayo
- 1 Granny Smith Apple
- 4 Slices Natural Cheese Colby Jack Kraft Cheese
- 8-16 pieces candied bacon cooked to 145 degrees F*
- 1 Tbs dark brown sugar
- 1/2 Tbs chili powder
- 1 pound bacon
- Combine brown sugar and chili powder in a bowl
- Open bacon, and separate slices, sprinkle rub mixture over, and rub across each piece of bacon
- Cook bacon on a griddle heated to 350 degrees until bacon reaches temperature 145 degrees F, and is as crispy as you prefer.
- Set on paper towels and to the side.
ABC Grilled Cheese
- Preheat griddle to 325 degrees
- Using the Blue Bonney Spread, cover one side of each piece of Wonder Bread and place spread side down on griddle
- Add your cheese, your apple slices (sliced thin), and bacon, and take another slice of bread and spread one side with mayo and one side with Blue Bonnet spread, and place it mayo down on top of your sandwich
- Let cook until bread browns, then flip over and cook until other side browns and cheese melts.
Our recipe card software calculates these nutrition facts based on averages for the above ingredients, different brands, and quality of produce/meats may have different nutritional information, always calculate your own based on the specific products you use in order to achieve accurate macros for this recipe.
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