Recipes and Cooking Peanut Butter and Apple-Bacon Sandwiches 4.6 (8) 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. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on June 14, 2011 Print Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Andy Lyons Total Time: 30 mins Servings: 4 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 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 Directions 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. 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. Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 470 Calories 23g Fat 59g Carbs 18g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label 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.