A Grown-Up's Jelly Sandwich

READY IN: 10mins
Recipe by ratherbeswimmin

A grape jelly sammich was something my brothers, sister, and I loved when we were growing up. Here is a more posh or pretentious version (whichever word you prefer).

Top Review by Ilysse

This was very good. I used home made white bread, peach preserves, and cream cheese (since the store was out of mascarpone). I buttered the outside and grilled in a sandwich press. This made them nice and crisp on the outside and gooey in the middle. Very good. Even DH liked them and I was worried he wouldn't. Thanks for posting.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 14 cup fig preserves
  • 4 slices challah (may substitute brioche or soft white sandwich bread)
  • 14 lb mascarpone, softened (may substitute softened cream cheese)
  • 14 cup apricot preserves or 14 cup orange marmalade


  1. Spread the fig preserves on each of 2 slices of bread.
  2. Evenly spread the mascarpone over the preserves.
  3. Spread the apricot preserves on each of the two remaining slices of bread; top each sandwich with one of these slices, preserve side down.
  4. Slice on the diagonal and serve.

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