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Bacon & Pimento Grilled Cheese

Ingredients

Pimento Cheese:
  • 1 cup chopped cooked Kentucky Legend Bacon
  • 4 ounces (1 cup) sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 4 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup diced pimientos
  • 1 (3/4-inch-thick) slice deli American cheese, shredded
  • 1 teaspoon hot sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 8 slices Texas toast bread
  • 8 tsp. butter

Directions

  1. Combine all Pimento Cheese ingredients in bowl; mix until well combined.
  2. Spread 1 side of each bread slice with 1 teaspoon butter. Spread 1/2 cup pimento cheese mixture onto each unbuttered side of 4 bread slices. Top with remaining bread slices, buttered-side up.
  3. Heat 12-inch skillet or griddle over medium heat.
  4. Place sandwiches into skillet. Cook, turning once, 6-8 minutes or until golden brown and cheese is melted. Repeat with remaining sandwiches.
prep time
5 MIN
total time
35 MIN
sandwiches
4
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