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

Serves 4-6; 25 minutes

Ingredients
  • 1 loaf Italian bread
  • 1 jar peanut butter
  • 1 jar jelly
  • 5-oz. butter/margarine
  • 12 strips bacon
Preparation
  1. Preheat the oven to 350ºF.
  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