Bacon & Pear Grilled Cheese with Maple Butter

This sandwich has all the things we love about fall. Juicy pears, sweet maple butter, smoky bacon and melty cheese...delicious!

Serves: 4Prep: 10 minutesCook: 10 minutesTotal: 20 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4


  • 4 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1 teaspoon maple syrup
  • 8 slices sandwich bread
  • 8 slices Simple Truth™ Fully Cooked Uncured Applewood Smoked Bacon
  • 8 slices sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1 ripe pear, cored and thinly sliced


  • In a small bowl, combine butter and maple syrup.
  • To build sandwiches, top 4 slices of bread with ½ the cheese, bacon, pear slices and the remaining cheese. Top with second slice of bread.
  • Butter the outside of the sandwiches. Cook in a large skillet over medium-low heat for 4-5 minutes until bread is golden brown. Flip sandwiches and continue cooking 4-5 minutes until golden brown and cheese is melted. Serve immediately.
  • Refrigerate leftovers.