Here is a delicious twist on a cool weather classic. Try this Maple Apple Grilled Cheese for brunch. It will pair beautifully with a light, bright white wine such as our Dusk 2016 Chenin Blanc and you Hypersensitive Vinotypes will be in wine and food pairing heaven.
Maple Apple Grilled Cheese
- 1/4 Cup Maple Syrup
- 1/4 Teaspoon McCormick® Apple Pie Spice
- 3 Tablespoon Butter
- 8 Slices whole wheat bread
- 8 Slices sharp Cheddar cheese 1-ounce slices
- 1 Medium Golden Delicious apple cored and cut into 16 thin slices
- 4 Slices cooked bacon coarsely chopped
Mix maple syrup and apple pie spice. Set aside. Butter 1 side of each of the bread slices. Layer 2 slices of cheese and 4 slices of apple on each of 4 bread slices with buttered side down. Sprinkle with chopped bacon then drizzle with maple syrup mixture. Top with remaining bread slices with buttered side up.
Place sandwiches in large skillet or griddle on medium-low heat. Cook 3 to 4 minutes per side or until bread is browned and cheese is melted. Cook in batches if necessary.
This delicious recipe for Maple Apple Grilled Cheese pairs perfectly with Dusk 2016 Chenin Blanc.
Our Dusk 2016 Chenin Blanc is from the San Bernabe Vineyards in the Monterey region of California. This wine has aromas of pear, green apple and grapefruit. The attack in the mouth is quite round for a dry wine. Citrus components in the mid-palate give the wine a crisp structure. The minerality from this vineyard shows through, which provides many pairing opportunities for this Chenin Blanc.Learn more about the benefits of the WineShop At Home Artisan Collection Wine Club.
Note that our wines sell out quickly but we release new ones each month. If you find a wine to be unavailable, please click here to contact a WineShop At Home Independent Wine Consultant for a suggestion.