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Grilled Pimiento Cheese Sandwiches

Rich and creamy pimiento cheese is a southern favorite. It makes this grilled pimiento cheese sandwich shine, especially when sweet-hot pepper jelly is added. —Amy Freeze, Avon Park, Florida
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
  • Makes
    2 servings


  • 4 slices sourdough bread
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup pimiento cheese spread
  • 2 tablespoons pepper jelly
  • 6 cooked thick-sliced bacon strips


  • Spread both sides of bread slices with butter. In a large skillet, toast bread on 1 side, over medium heat until golden brown, 3-4 minutes. Remove from heat; place toasted-side up. Spread cheese over toasted bread slices. Top 2 slices with jelly, then with bacon. Top with remaining bread slices, cheese facing inward. Cook until bread is golden brown and cheese is melted, 3-4 minutes on each side. If desired, serve with additional jelly.
Nutrition Facts
1 sandwich: 869 calories, 52g fat (28g saturated fat), 105mg cholesterol, 1856mg sodium, 70g carbohydrate (19g sugars, 2g fiber), 27g protein.

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