Peanut Butter and Apple-Bacon Sandwiches


Try a new twist on your typical peanut butter sandwich by adding slices of apple and bacon. Your family will love the new taste combination.

Peanut Butter and Apple-Bacon Sandwiches
Photo: Andy Lyons
Total Time:
30 mins


  • ¼ cup peach preserves

  • Dash cayenne pepper (optional)

  • 8 slices whole grain bread

  • 1 large yellow or green crisp apple, cored and very thinly sliced

  • 8 slices applewood-smoked bacon or other bacon, crisp-cooked and drained

  • ¼ cup creamy peanut butter

  • 2 - 3 tablespoon butter, softened


  1. In a small bowl stir together preserves and cayenne pepper. Place 4 slices of bread on work surface; spread slices with preserves. Top with apples and bacon. Spread one side of remaining bread slices with peanut butter; place, spread side down, over apples and bacon. Spread sandwich tops with some of the butter.

  2. Preheat griddle or very large skillet over medium heat. Place sandwiches, buttered side down, on griddle. Carefully spread unbuttered bread with butter. Cook 2 to 3 minutes per side or until bread is golden and sandwiches are heated through. Makes 4 servings.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

470 Calories
23g Fat
59g Carbs
18g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 470
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 23g 29%
Saturated Fat 7g 35%
Cholesterol 33mg 11%
Sodium 831mg 36%
Total Carbohydrate 59g 21%
Total Sugars 22g
Protein 18g
Vitamin C 3.5mg 18%
Calcium 323.1mg 25%
Iron 6.1mg 34%
Potassium 259mg 6%
Folate, total 16.1mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.2mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.2mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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