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The Bacon PB&J Sandwich You Must Eat Before You Die

You can’t go wrong with a peanut butter and jelly sandwich, but if you’re feeling decadent you’ll want to give this PB&J bacon loaf (aka the “Fool’s Gold Loaf”) a try. If you’re up to the challenge, follow the quick-and-easy recipe from our friends at Spoon University.

Fool's Gold Loaf

25 minutes to prepare serves 4-6


  • 1 loaf Italian bread
  • 1 jar peanut butter
  • 1 jar jelly
  • 5-oz. butter/margarine
  • 12 strips bacon
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  1. Preheat the oven to 350┬║F.
  2. Cover the bread in an even layer of butter.
  3. Bake bread for 10-15 minutes or until golden brown.
  4. Fry the bacon in a frying pan on medium heat to desired crispiness.
  5. Remove bread from oven and cut in half.
  6. Hollow out the halves of the loaf, leaving a shell of crust.
  7. Fill the halves with the peanut butter and jelly.
  8. Place bacon on one of the halves and put the halves together.
  9. Serve and enjoy!

Recipe from Spoon University