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Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 20 mins
Servings: 2

Apple & Pear Grilled Cheese Bagel, Inside Out

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Sweet Treats


  • 2 Dempster’s® Signature Cheese Bagel
  • 2 Tbsp (30g) Mayonnaise
  • 4 Slices of Cheddar Cheese
  • 1 White Vidalia Onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 Red Apple, thinly sliced
  • 1 Cup (250g) Arugula
  • 1 Green Pear, thinly sliced
  • 4 Tbsp (60g) Fig Jam
  • 2 Tbsp (30g) Olive Oil


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. Cut the bagels in half and evenly spread the cut sides with mayonnaise.
  3. Layer the tops of the bagels with 2 slices of cheddar cheese, onion, apple, arugula, pear, and fig jam.
  4. Top with the second bagel half, cut side up.
  5. Gently press down with a spatula.
  6. Heat up the olive oil in a large ovenproof skillet over medium heat and cook the bagels for about 5 minutes, press down with a spatula, then gently flip the sandwich over, and transfer to the oven to crisp up and completely melt the cheese.