06/24/2015 06:26 pm ET | Updated Jun 24, 2016

The Bacon PB&J Sandwich You Must Eat Before You Die

Let's set the record straight: I love sandwiches. Sweet or salty, hot or cold, there's a special appeal that this culinary creation has, the marriage of convenience and good taste. But this PB&J bacon loaf, aka the "Fool's Gold Loaf" and a favorite of Elvis Presley's, successfully managed to put my love of sandwiches to the test.

If you're up to the challenge, follow the quick-and-easy recipe below. Just be sure to have the number of your cardiologist nearby.


Fool's Gold Loaf

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes

Servings: 4-6

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.


Original post by Thomas Sireci for Spoon University.