Grilled Cheese With A Twist

Debbi Bitner


You can "customize" this Grilled Cheese recipe as you like. Enjoy on a cold day!

★★★★☆ 6 votes
30 Min
Stove Top

Blue Ribbon Recipe

Notes from the Test Kitchen:
Yum!!! It's amazing how a simple twist can make such a delicious impact on a classic dish! We served these sammies with both mustard and pepper jelly... and both were super good.


1/2 stick
unsalted real butter, softened
8 slice
cheese of choice: swiss, brie, farmer, colby
8 slice
bread of choice: french, italian, rye, pumpernickel, wheat, raisin
1/2 c
crumbled blue cheese - optional
1/2 c
chopped nuts of choice: almonds, macadamia - optional
4 Tbsp
mustard or hot jelly of choice: grand poupon, hot pepper jelly - optional

How to Make Grilled Cheese With A Twist


  • 1Spread mustard (optional) or hot jelly (optional) on four slices of chosen bread.
  • 2Then, add 2 TBSPs of blue cheese (optional) and 2 TBSPs of sliced nuts (optional), and 2 slices of chosen cheese on the four slices of bread.
  • 3Place the remaining 4 slices of bread on top of each sandwich. Spread softened butter on the top and bottom of each sandwich stack.
  • 4Preheat a large skillet or griddle on low heat. Cook the sandwiches approximately 3-5 minutes on each side. Sandwiches should be brown and the cheese melted. Serve with pickle, soup, or salad as desired.

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About Grilled Cheese With A Twist

Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Collection: Back-to-School
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids