Pepper Jack Melts Recipe
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Pepper Jack Melts Recipe

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If your family needs a change from ordinary sandwiches, reach for this recipe! Peppercorn salad dressing and pepper Jack cheese liven up every bite.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 8 Jones Dairy Farm Dry-Aged Bacon strips
  • 1/4 cup prepared peppercorn ranch salad dressing
  • 8 slices rye bread
  • 3/4 pound thinly sliced deli chicken
  • 4 slices pepper Jack cheese
  • 2 tablespoons butter


  1. Place four bacon strips at a time on a microwave-safe plate lined with paper towels. Cover with another paper towel; microwave on high for 4-6 minutes or until crisp.
  2. Spread salad dressing on four slices of bread; top with the chicken, bacon, cheese and remaining bread. Butter outsides of sandwiches.
  3. In a small skillet over medium heat, toast sandwiches for 2-3 minutes on each side or until cheese is melted. Yield: 4 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Pepper Jack Melts in Taste of Home Meals in Minutes Calendar Annual 2004, p5

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cwbuff User ID: 441425 155818
Reviewed Mar. 14, 2010

"My husband and 2 sons gave this recipe a thumbs up. Sandwiches get so routine, I am always looking for quick but tasty versions, and this fits the bill."

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