Grilled Pimento Cheese, Apple & Bacon Sandwich

Melted pimento cheese highlight with crisp apples and crunchy bacon, this sandwich is a warm reminder that comfort food can be quick and easy!

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword comfort food, Easy Recipe, Grilled Cheese
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4
Author Stacey | Southern Discourse


  • 8 slices bread
  • 12 slices bacon
  • 4 slices red and green apples
  • 2 C sharp cheddar cheese grated
  • 4 oz cream cheese
  • 2/3 C mayonnaise
  • 4 oz diced pimentos with liquid
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp onion powder
  • 1/4 tsp ground black pepper
  • salt to taste
  • butter


  1. Cook bacon and set aside.

  2. In a medium bowl, mix together cheeses, mayonnaise, pimentos with liquid, garlic and onion powders, salt and pepper.

  3. Heat up griddle or skillet on the stove top to a medium-low heat.

  4. Butter one side of each slice of bread.

  5. Place one slice of bread in skillet, butter side down.  Spoon pimento cheese on top.  Let cook until cheese begins to melt and bottom of bread turns golden brown.

  6. Top with 3 bacon slices and 1 apple slice.  Add second slice of bread, buttered side up.

  7. Using a spatula, gently turn sandwich over.  Brown second piece of bread to a golden brown and let cheese continue to melt.

  8. Remove from skillet and serve.

Recipe Notes

Grilled cheese sandwiches cook best on slowly on low heat.  This lets the cheese melt without over toasting the bread.