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Open Faced Gruyere Cheese Sandwich with Apple and Bacon

Open Faced Gruyere Cheese with Apple and Bacon

Get in the mood for Fall with this great open faced Gruyere Cheese sandwich with Apples and Bacon. Using yummy Bays English Muffins, they are perfect for any meal.
Keyword gruyere cheese, open faced sandwich
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 people


  • 1 medium onion about 5 ounces, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 4 tablespoons butter softened
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 4 BAYS English Muffins any variety, split, toasted
  • 8 slices bacon cooked, cut in half
  • 1/2 red apple cored, cut into 16 thin slices
  • 2 oz. Gruyere cheese shredded
  • 1 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves optional


  1. In a medium skillet, sauté onion in oil over medium-low heat about 10 minutes or until lightly golden brown, stirring occasionally. Stir in salt.
  2. Mix onion, butter, and mustard in medium bowl.
  3. Place muffin halves on baking sheet. Spread evenly with onion mixture; top each half with 2 pieces of bacon, 2 apple slices and 1 tablespoon cheese. Broil 1 to 1-1/2 minutes or until cheese is melted. Sprinkle with thyme.

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