The season are changing, and so are the leaves.  The air is cooler, the days are shorter and comfort food is IN, especially if it involves apples the next couple of months.  Here's a unique twist on an old favorite, grilled cheese sandwich and info on B105's Taste of Home Cooking School. Tickets go on sale this Monday!

INGREDIENTS

•1 cup sliced peeled tart apple

•3 teaspoons butter, softened, divided

•1/3 cup chopped walnuts

•1 tablespoon honey

•3 tablespoons cream cheese, softened

•2 tablespoons confectioners' sugar

•1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon

•4 slices raisin bread

•2 slices Muenster cheese (3/4 ounce each)

 

DIRECTIONS

•In a large skillet, saute apple slices in 1 teaspoon butter until tender. Meanwhile, in a small skillet, cook and stir the walnuts and honey over medium heat for 2-3 minutes or until lightly toasted.

• In a small bowl, beat the cream cheese, confectioners' sugar and cinnamon until smooth. Stir in walnut mixture. Spread over two slices of bread; layer with Muenster cheese, apple slices and remaining bread. Spread remaining butter over the outsides of each sandwich.

• In a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, toast sandwiches for 1-2 minutes on each side or until golden brown and cheese is melted. Yield: 2 servings.

A Taste of Home Cooking School Culinary Expert will be coming to the Superior Middle School, presented by Wal-Mart, on Saturday, October 27! Tickets go on sale this Monday , September 17 at www.kkcb.com and at our studios, 14 East Central Entrance, Duluth. Make plans with friends to attend. See you there!