BEER BATTERED GRILLED CHEESE SANDWICHES

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20 min Prep
25 min Total
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2 Servings

Melty cheese, smoky bacon and beer-battered bread make this grilled cheese the ultimate comfort food.


Ingredient List
  • Small check mark in a circle icon6 slices hickory-smoked bacon
  • Small check mark in a circle icon4 slices rustic white bread
  • Small check mark in a circle icon2 slices provolone cheese (3/4 oz each)
  • Small check mark in a circle icon2 slices Cheddar cheese (3/4 oz each)
  • Small check mark in a circle icon1 egg
  • Small check mark in a circle icon3/4 cup pale ale beer
  • Small check mark in a circle icon1/4 cup Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
  • Small check mark in a circle icon1/4 teaspoon chipotle chili powder
  • Small check mark in a circle icon1 tablespoon butter
Preparation
  1. In 12-inch nonstick skillet, cook bacon until crisp; drain on paper towel.
  2. On 2 of the bread slices, place 1 slice provolone cheese, 3 slices bacon and 1 slice Cheddar cheese on each. Top with remaining bread slices.
  3. Heat griddle or skillet over medium-high heat or to 375°F. In shallow bowl, beat egg, beer, flour and chili powder with fork until smooth. Dip each sandwich into batter, giving it a few seconds on each side to absorb the batter; drain excess batter back into bowl.
  4. Melt butter on hot griddle. Place sandwiches on griddle. Cook 3 to 4 minutes on each side until golden brown.
Tips
  • If you need to serve a crowd, this recipe can be doubled or tripled. Prepare all of the sandwiches first and then dip in the beer batter and cook them all at once on a griddle.