Grilled Cheese with Bacon jam

Ultimate Grilled Cheese with Bacon Jam

Grilled Cheese with Bacon jam
4
Servings
15 mins
Prep Time
115 mins
Total Time
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Contains Gluten

Ingredients

8 slices

Bread

Butter

4 slices

American Cheese

Bacon Jam

6 ounces

Brie Cheese, sliced

4 slices

Cheddar Cheese

1 (16 oz) package

Jones Dairy Farm Dry Aged Bacon, cut into 3/4-inch pieces (for bacon jam)

1 1/2 cups

Diced Onion (for bacon jam)

3/4 cup

Water (for bacon jam)

1/2 cup

Pure Maple Syrup (for bacon jam)

1/2 cup

Balsamic Vinegar (for bacon jam)

1/4 cup

Brown Sugar (for bacon jam)

2 tablespoons

Dijon Mustard (for bacon jam)

Directions

  1. For the Bacon Jam:

    In large heavy pot or Dutch oven, cook bacon until browned and crisp. Drain on paper towel lined plate.

  2. Remove all but 1 tablespoon of bacon grease from pot. Add in onion and cook until softened, about 8 minutes. Stir in water, maple syrup, vinegar, brown sugar and Dijon mustard. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to simmer. Add cooked bacon. Cook, stirring occasionally, until thickened, 1-2 hours. If it gets too thick, add more water, a little at a time.

  3. Transfer mixture to food processor. Pulse a few times to break it down into a spreadable consistency.

  4. NOTE: This will make more bacon jam than you will need for these sandwiches. Save remainder to top hamburgers or more grilled cheese sandwiches.

  5. For the Sandwiches:
    Butter one side of bread slices. Place one slice of cheddar cheese on unbuttered side of 4 slices of bread. Spread some bacon jam on top of cheese. Divide brie between sandwiches, followed by one slice of american cheese. Place remaining bread on top of cheese, buttered side out.

  6. Heat griddle over medium-low heat. Cook sandwiches until golden brown and cheese has melted.

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