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Classic Grilled Cheese


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The Gourmandize Team

Nothing is easier or more comforting than the classic grilled cheese, and you don't have to be a kid to enjoy it! Try this easy recipe that stays true to its American roots!

Rate this recipe 4.3/5 (29 Votes)


  • 4 slices white bread
  • 2 tbsp salted butter (softened)
  • 4 slices American cheese singles


Servings 2
Level of difficulty Easy
Preparation time 5mins
Cooking time 10mins
Cost Budget Friendly


Step 1

Spread each slice of bread with salted butter on one side.

Step 2

Sandwich two cheese singles between two slices of bread using the non-buttered sides.

Step 3

Repeat with the remaining cheese and bread slices.

Step 4

Heat a cast-iron skillet over medium-low, and add both sandwiches.

Step 5

Cook the sandwiches for 3 to 5 minutes on each side, until golden brown and crispy.

Step 6



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  1. Cut your cheeses into thin slices
  2. Slice baguette down the middle (like a sandwich)
  3. Layer cheddar, blue, and mozarella cheese inside the bread
  4. Top with sun-dried tomatoes
  5. Close baguette and wrap with bacon strips
  6. Put in oven and bake for 20 minutes at 350 degrees
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