Cheese, Please! 19 Fantastic Grilled Cheese Recipes

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When mealtime becomes a battle, that’s when it’s time to pull out the tried-and-true grilled cheese. From a breakfast grilled cheese to a chicken enchilada version, we’ve found options to fulfill all of your cheesiest fantasies. Click through for our favorite twists on the classic sammie.

Grilled Cheese with Apple Jam

Upgrade your grilled cheese with ingredients you already have in your kitchen. Jenny and Corelyn of Garlic My Soul pair fontina cheese with blueberry jam and thinly sliced apple to create the ultimate sandwich. To grab the full recipe, click here.

The Elvis Grilled Cheese

Elvis had a thing for peanut butter and bananas and this grilled cheese is an homage to the King himself. Bacon, bananas, peanut butter on yummy La Brea Bakery rustic white might sound strange but it is heavenly. Find out how to make it at Real Food by Dad

Transform fancy stuffed mushrooms into an easy-to-eat sandwich with this fab recipe from Dessert for Two. The melty cheese and crusty bread are the perfect vehicle for healthy greens and mushrooms. Get the recipe by clicking here.

Bacon, Pear & Brie Panini

Grilled cheese goes sophisticated (and indulgent!) with the addition of crispy bacon and juicy pears. Get the recipe over at The Broken Bread.

Creamy Chicken Enchilada Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Enchilada sauce, bell peppers and shredded chicken serve as the base for this genius recipe from The Nutritious Kitchen. It’s the perfect way to get kids to gobble up leftovers. Find out how it’s done by clicking here.

Artichoke Arugula Pesto Grilled Cheese

Kitchen Treaty offers a sophisticated take on the classic sandwich by adding fancy pesto (you can substitute a store-bought version if you don't have time to blend your own!) and some healthy greens.

Prosciutto, Fig Jam, Fontina & Provolone Grilled Cheese

This killer combo of ingredients melted together on a baguette makes your mouth water just thinking about it. Find out how to make it at Melo Drama

Ballpark Frank Grilled Cheese

Combine two classic kid favorites in BS' in the Kitchen's filling and cheesy treat.

Tuna Grilled Cheese

Even if your pantry’s looking pretty bare, chances are you still have a can of tuna hanging out somewhere back there. Use BlogChef’s awesome recipe to take tuna to the next level and keep the kiddos satisfied. Click here to get the full recipe.

Buffalo Chicken Grilled Cheese

If your family loves buffalo wings, this recipe from Jane’s Adventures in Dinner will be a big hit—nobody can resist the finger-lickin’ sauce and gooey cheese combo.

Blueberry Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Who said grilled cheese was just for lunch? Make it a breakfast treat thanks to this recipe from The Blond Cook.

Roasted Broccoli Grilled Cheese

Sneak some veggies into your kiddo’s lunch with Two Peas & Their Pod’s clever idea—even picky eaters can’t resist broccoli drenched in cheese!

Grilled Caprese Sandwich

Keep it simple but oh so tasty with Milk and Honey’s Italian-inspired sandwich recipe.

Grilled Cheese Rollups

Flat sandwiches are so last year… These rollups from My Little Gourmet are perfectly sized for tiny hands to dunk into a bowl of soup

Breakfast Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Make your morning special with a the perfect breakfast sandwich from Soup Addict. It's got eggs, cheese, and sausage—what more could you want?

Avocado Green Goddess Grilled Cheese

Avocado fans will go crazy for Once Upon a Cutting Board’s healthy take on a grilled cheese.

Inside-Out Grilled Ham and Cheese Sandwich

It’s so crazy it just might work: The Sweets Life’s recipe for an inside-out grilled cheese is out-of-this-world delicious.

Grilled Tuna Avocado Melt

Go for a twist on the classic tuna melt with this tasty idea from Sprinkles and Sauce. Gooey cheese and creamy avocado come together come together perfectly in a surefire kid favorite.

Turkey Pesto Sandwich Melts

Keep it simple but delicious with this yummy recipe from Domestic Dee. With just pesto, mozzarella and turkey, it’s a quick way to make a weekday lunch special. To grab the recipe, click here.

What’s your favorite twist on the grilled cheese sandwich? Share your recipe in the comments below.

— Susie Foresman


Cheese, Please! 19 Fantastic Grilled Cheese Recipes