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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

  • 1 loaf Italian bread
  • 1 jar peanut butter
  • 1 jar jelly
  • 5-oz. butter/margarine
  • 12 strips bacon
  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!