Cheddar, Bacon, and Apple with Mustard on Country Wheat Bread

Charles E. Walton IV

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Recipe Time

Prep: 6 Minutes
Cook: 6 Minutes


4 large slices country wheat bread
2 tablespoons stone-ground or whole grain mustard
6 ounces grated Cheddar (such as aged Vermont Cheddar)
6 slices extra-thick bacon, cooked
1 Granny Smith apple, cut into 1/4-inch slices
2 tablespoons butter


1. Spread each bread slice evenly with mustard. Arrange half of cheese and all of the bacon and apple slices on 2 bread slices. Top with remaining cheese and bread slices, and press together gently.

2. Melt butter in large cast-iron or nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add sandwiches to pan, and cook, pressing down with back of spatula, 3 to 5 minutes on each side or until cheese melts and bread is golden brown.


Marcy Jimenez,

April 2005