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5 Minute Bacon & Apple Grilled Cheese

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Last Updated on January 20, 2024 by Allison Lancaster

It’s starting to smell like fall in the air, and I absolutely love this time of year! With the fall months comes the perfect time for some of my favorite comfort foods. One of those being the classic grilled cheese sandwich with a kick! This apple and bacon grilled cheese is the perfect fall twist on a lunchtime classic!

Bacon Grilled Cheese

One of my family’s grilled cheese recipes is this delicious apple and bacon grilled cheese. It’s an easy and quick dinner that the entire family loves.

You can dress it up or down by adding vegetables and condiments, but I love it the way it is with its mixture of sweet and savory. Plus, the addition of the apples and bacon give the sandwich a delicious “crunch” that I can’t get enough of!

Grilled Cheese with Bacon

I love using Sara Lee® Artesano™ Golden Wheat Bread when I make this delicious sandwich recipe. The gourmet feel to this bread with the white bread price makes it a perfect choice for my family.

Best of all, it’s made with olive oil, sea salt and a touch of honey which pairs perfectly with the sweet and savory elements of this recipe. Sara Lee Artesano Golden Wheat Bread is a new line of premium bakery products made with top quality ingredients and no artificial flavors or high fructose corn syrup.

I love the flavor and feeling good about what I’m serving to my family.

So if you’re looking for an extra special grilled cheese recipe that your whole

How to Make an Apple Bacon Grilled Cheese

This sandwich is so easy to make and can be on the table in no time! Just start by cooking up some bacon in a skillet. I like to use about 4-5 slices of bacon per sandwich.

While the bacon is cooking, slice up an apple into thin pieces. I like to use Granny Smith apples because they are nice and tart, but you can use any type of apple that you like.

Once the bacon is cooked, remove it from the pan and set it aside.

To make the sandwich, simply add one slice of your favorite bread to a heated skillet or pan over medium heat. Add some butter or a spreadable condiment if you prefer. Then, add your cheddar cheese, apple slices and bacon.

Top with another piece of bread, cook on both sides, making sure the cheese is melted. Finally, remove your grilled cheese from the pan, cut the sandwich in half, and enjoy!

I love this apple bacon grilled cheese recipe because it’s the perfect combination of sweet, salty, and crunchy. Plus, it’s so easy to make that you can have it on the table in no time! If you’re looking for a delicious fall treat, I highly recommend this recipe.

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To make your own delicious Apple and Bacon Grilled Cheese, simply follow the recipe below: 

5 Minute Bacon & Apple Grilled Cheese

Servings 1


  • 2 Slices of Bread
  • 4 Slices of Cheddar Cheese
  • 3 Apple slices
  • 3 Bacon Slices


  1. Cook bacon according to instructions (I prefer mine extra crispy)
  2. Add 1 slice of cheese to each piece of bread
  3. Add apple slices on one side and bacon on other side
  4. Add a slice of cheese on top of apple and bacon sides
  5. Grill and enjoy!

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