4 slices sturdy, grainy wheat bread
3 tablespoons raspberry preserves
¼ cup thinly sliced red pear
8 slices cooked bacon
4 slices Muenster cheese
1-2 tablespoons butter
Preheat griddle or panini press to medium-high heat. Assemble 2 sandwiches in this order: bread, 1½ tbs. preserves, pear, 4 slices bacon, 2 slices cheese, bread. Spread butter on top and bottom of sandwich and grill for 4-8 minutes, or until cheese is melted and top is golden brown.
bacon recipe source: Lindsay Ostrom, Pinch of Yum, December 7, 2011