Corned Beef with Beer Cheese Spread and Irish Whiskey Apple Bacon Jam

By: S.Rosen's Test Kitchen

This jam is sweet, tangy and spicy and a perfect complement to decadent beer cheese.

Ready In

Cook Time Time: 25 min


Sandwich Ingredients per Serving:

  • 2 slices S.Rosen’s rye bread
  • 4 oz. corned beef
  • Spreadable Wisconsin cheddar beer cheese

Irish Whiskey, Apple, and Bacon Jam Ingredients:

Makes 4 servings.

  • 1 peeled and diced apple
  • ½ finely diced onion
  • 2 slices of diced bacon
  • 1 ½ oz. Irish whiskey
  • ¼ cup apple cider vinegar
  • ½ tsp mustard powder
  • 2 Tbsp honey
  • ½ tsp red pepper flakes (optional, but delicious)
  • Salt to taste


How to Prepare Irish Whiskey, Apple, and Bacon Jam:

  1. Place diced up bacon in medium pan and turn to medium heat.  
  2. Once bacon begins to crisp, add apples and onions. Stir and turn up to medium high heat.
  3. Cook apple and onion for 2 minutes and then add whiskey. Stir and reduce to medium again.
  4. Add apple cider vinegar, honey mustard powder and red pepper flakes.
  5. Cover with lid slightly ajar, until the apples are soft. Stir occasionally to prevent burning. Add salt to taste.

How to Prepare Sandwiches:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. For each sandwich: Place 2 rye bread slices on baking sheet, top one with corned beef and Irish whiskey apple bacon jam. Bake in oven for 7 minutes.
  3. Spread beer cheese spread on the second rye slice and top base of sandwich.