• 1/4 cup peach preserves
  • 1 dash cayenne pepper (optional)
  • 8 slices whole grain bread
  • 1 crisp apple , cored and very thinly sliced
  • 8 slices smoked bacon , crisp-cooked and drained
  • 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 2 -3 tablespoons 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.