47 Grilled Cheese Recipes You Won't Be Able To Resist (2024)

Get ready for the ultimate cheese pull.

Lavanya NarayananUpdated on May 26, 2023

Grilled cheese is the ultimate comfort food. Sinful and swimming in buttery goodness, you can't go wrong with it. Heck, even DISNEY has their own version.

Here are some of our favorite recipes to get you started on your grilled cheese adventures.

1. Ultimate Spicy Grilled Cheese

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For those who like it spicy, you have to try this grilled cheese packed with jalapeños, habaneros, pepper Jack cheese, and jalapeño-flavored potato chips. The piece de resistance? A crispy pepper Jack and jalapeño crust for spice in every bite.

Recipe: Ultimate Spicy Grilled Cheese

2. Grilled Cheese & Candied Maple Bacon Skewers

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For the ultimate combo of sweet and savory, try these candied bacon grilled cheese skewers. They'll make the perfect app for your next gathering.

Recipe: Grilled Cheese & Candied Maple Bacon Skewers

3. Grilled Cheese "Ravioli"

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These molten cheese pockets are oh so ooey gooey. Try dipping them in tomato soup or marinara sauce!

Recipe: Grilled Cheese "Ravioli"

4. Loaded Baked Potato Grilled Cheese

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Carbs on carbs — 'nuff said. Christmas came early this year because with this recipe, you can make two of your favorite dishes — loaded baked potato and grilled cheese — in one bite! Once you introduce potato bread to sour cream, it's game over.

Recipe:Loaded Baked Potato Grilled Cheese

5. Turkey and Brie Grilled Cheese with Cranberry Mustard

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Can you say "Happy Thanksgiving" much? Not only is this sandwich objectively gorgeous to look at, but its also undeniably delicious. With FOUR types of cheese, sourdough bread, and cranberry sauce, how could it be bad?

Recipe:Turkey and Brie Grilled Cheese with Cranberry Mustard

6. French Onion Grilled Cheese

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Say 'au revoir' to the days where you had to choose between soup or salad because now you can get the best of both worlds in one meal. It's like dunking your sandwich in the best French onion soup, but without the mess.

Recipe:French Onion Grilled Cheese

7. Waffle Grilled Cheese

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There's never a bad time to whip out the waffle iron, especially not when there's grilled cheese involved! If you were craving a waffle for breakfast, but opted for something less exciting, now you can satisfy your craving with a waffle grilled cheese for lunch. Fun texture + good flavor = an ideal sandwich.

Recipe:Waffle Grilled Cheese

8. Steak and Cheddar Grilled Cheese Sandwich

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For the ultimate grilled cheese, slices of perfectly cooked flank steak are layered between cheddar cheese and sandwiched between two slices of sourdough bread, then pan-fried in butter for a flavorful crunch. Serve with sweet and salty pickled carrots for a briny crunch.

Recipe: Steak and Cheddar Grilled Cheese Sandwich

9. Egg Salad Grilled Cheese Sandwich

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Classic egg salad gets an upgrade with this twist on a grilled cheese. This sandwich is packed with flavor and is oh-so-comforting.

Recipe: Egg Salad Grilled Cheese Sandwich

10. Grilled Cheese Sloppy Joe Cups

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These one-bite wonders are a mash-up of two of our favorite sandwiches--sloppy Joe's and classic grilled cheese. Serve at your next gathering for an app your guests won't be able to keep their hands off!

Recipe: Grilled Cheese Sloppy Joe Cups

11. Sweet Potato and Kale Grilled Cheese

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The classic grilled cheese sandwich just leveled up. This ooey-gooey grilled cheese is stacked with some of my favorite fall flavors, including sweet potatoes, kale, caramelized onions, rosemary, and Havarti cheese. Mmmm.

Recipe:Sweet Potato and Kale Grilled Cheese

12. Mediterranean Grilled Cheese

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Yes, you read that right. It's a Mediterranean spin on old faithful, substituting your usual cheddar with feta and mozzarella and replacing sliced bread with pita. If you have a panini press, this is the perfect opportunity to use it.

Recipe:Mediterranean Grilled Cheese

13. Kimchi Grilled Cheese

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The combination you didn't know you needed: kimchi + grilled cheese. This recipe calls for mozzarella and cheddar cheese, as well as mayo or butter. With this flavor profile, how could it be bad?

Recipe:Kimchi Grilled Cheese

14. Avocado Pomegranate Grilled Cheese

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Looks like a Christmastime sandwich, but really, this is an anytime treat!

Recipe:Avocado Pomegranate Grilled Cheese

15. Almond-Sage Pesto Grilled Cheese with Gruyère

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This is the perfect jazzed-up bite when you want to be fancy on a budget.

Recipe:Almond-Sage Pesto Grilled Cheese with Gruyère

16. Peking Duck Grilled Cheese

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Peking duck meets cheesy goodness in this sinful delight.

Recipe:Peking Duck Grilled Cheese

17. Peach Grilled Cheese Sandwich with Miso and Black Sesame Butter

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Throw together the best grilled cheese with the most unlikely of ingredients.

Recipe:Peach Grilled Cheese Sandwich with Miso and Black Sesame Butter

18. BBQ Chicken Grilled Cheese

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Did someone say it's time for a cookout? Because this BBQ chicken grilled cheese will certainly have you firing up your grills.

Recipe:BBQ Chicken Grilled Cheese

19. Grilled Cheese Roll-ups

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If you've got kids in the house, this grilled cheese roll-up makes the perfect, kid-friendly bite.

Recipe:Grilled Cheese Roll-ups

20. Cauliflower Grilled Cheese

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Just another way in which cauliflower is a mega-superfood.

Recipe:Cauliflower Grilled Cheese

22. Grilled Ham, Cheese, & Pickle

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The Cubano's cute American cousin.

Recipe: Grilled Ham, Cheese, & Pickle

26. Scalloped Potatoes Grilled Cheese

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First you fry the potatoes. Then you put the potatoes in a sandwich. Then you fry the sandwich. Then you weep with joy!

Recipe:Scalloped Potatoes Grilled Cheese

28. Grilled Fontina & Blackberry Smash

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Quick, someone run and get the drool mop.

Recipe:Grilled Fontina & Blackberry Smash

29. Grilled Cheese with Gouda, Roasted Mushrooms, & Onions

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Loaded with sauteed mushrooms and onions, this sandwich will have you jonesing for a soda and some fries on the side — nothing wrong with that!

Recipe:Grilled Cheese With Gouda, Roasted Mushrooms, & Onions

31. Strawberry Bruschetta Grilled Cheese

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We know, it sounds weird, but trust us: You won't be sorry.

Recipe:Strawberry Bruschetta Grilled Cheese

32. Lasagna Grilled Cheese

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If you have a hard time deciding between pasta and grilled cheese, this sandwich is for you.

Recipe:Lasagna Grilled Cheese

33. Monterey Chicken Grilled Cheese

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This sandwich has chicken AND bacon AND cheese. What more do you need?

Recipe:Monterey Chicken Grilled Cheese

34. Chile Relleno Grilled Cheese

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Ooey, gooey, and with the perfect kick — go no further, our mouths are already watering.

Recipe:Chile Relleno Grilled Cheese

35. Dark Chocolate, Raspberry, and Brie Grilled Cheese

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Sweet and salty accompany each other perfectly in this dark-chocolate-studded stacker.

Recipe:Dark Chocolate, Raspberry, and Brie Grilled Cheese

36. Baked Potato Grilled Cheese

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Studded with bacon, chives, and dipped in sour cream, this sandwich is all sorts of yummy.

Recipe:Baked Potato Grilled Cheese

37. Grilled Cheese with Spicy Havarti, Cilantro Pesto, and Roasted Tomatoes

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A kick from the spicy havarti and a zing from the cilantro pesto really wakes you up in this artisanal creation.

Recipe:Grilled Cheese with Spicy Havarti, Cilantro Pesto, and Roasted Tomatoes

38. Peach Port Salut and Pepper Jack Grilled Cheese

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Day drinking is rarely wrong, especially when peach Port Salut joins the party.

Recipe:Peach Port Salut and Pepper Jack Grilled Cheese

39. Pizza Grilled Cheese with Pepperoni

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The perfect comfort food!

Recipe: Pizza Grilled Cheese with Pepperoni

40. Sun Dried Tomato Spinach and Ricotta Grilled Cheese

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Sun-dried tomatoes, spinach, and ricotta cheese never tasted better!

Recipe:Sun Dried Tomato Spinach and Ricotta Grilled Cheese

41. Chile Relleno Grilled Cheese Sandwich

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This grilled cheese is the perfect twist on a classic Mexican dish (Chile Relleno) that'll leave your mouthwatering.

Recipe:Chile Relleno Grilled Cheese Sandwich

42. South African-Style Grilled Cheese (Braaibroodjie)

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Made with sweet mango chutney and sautéed onions, this delicious grilled cheese recipe will bring a unique South African twist to a household favorite!

Recipe:South African-Style Grilled Cheese (Braaibroodjie)

43. Cauliflower Grilled Cheese

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It's a healthy alternative to a classic comfort food recipe — you can't go wrong!

Recipe:Cauliflower Grilled Cheese

44. Salted Honey Apple Brie Grilled Cheese

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This salted honey apple brie grilled cheese is the perfect twist on a classic recipe to get you in the fall mood!

Recipe:Salted Honey Apple Brie Grilled Cheese

45. Penne Alla Vodka Grilled Cheese

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Classic penne alla vodka, fresh mozzarella, and fresh basil make for a magic mouthful of cheesy goodness.

Recipe:Penne Alla Vodka Grilled Cheese

46. Grilled Kimcheese

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Adding kimchi to a grilled cheese will definitely leave you deliciously satisfied!

Recipe:Grilled Kimcheese

47. Grilled Cheese Paneer & Corn Sandwich

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This paneer (Indian cottage cheese) and corn sandwich is filling, tasty, and the perfect pairing for any grilled cheese!

Recipe:Grilled Cheese Paneer & Corn Sandwich

This article contains content previously curated by Hannah Loewentheil, Rachel Sanders, Delaney Ratzky, and Jessica Misener.It was compiled by Lavanya Narayanan.

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