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Grilled cheese with a crispy crust outside and melted tasty cheese inside. Ready to gobble up.

Grilled Cheese Recipe (5 Tips for the Best Grilled Cheese)

Course: Main
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Comfort Food
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 2
Calories: 456kcal
Author: Marilyn
An ooey gooey grilled cheese sandwich is the ultimate comfort food. Dive into this classic grilled cheese recipe that is great for old, young, and everyone in between. An inexpensive and easy to make meal.
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  • 4 slices hearty white sandwich bread
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise (approximately)
  • 3 ounces sharp (aged) cheddar cheese
  • 1 ounce mild cheddar or colby cheese


  • Spread mayonnaise over one side of each piece of bread; covering the side entirely.
  • Heat a medium skillet over low heat. When the skillet is hot, place 2 slices of bread, mayonnaise side down, in the skillet.
  • Top each slice with half of the sharp and mild cheddar cheese. Top with the remaining slice of bread, mayonnaise side out.
  • Cook sandwiches, turning once, aout 8 to 10 minutes or until the cheese is melted and the bread is browned and crispy on both sides.
  • Cut sandwiches in half diagonally and serve.


This recipe can easily be cut in half or adjusted for multiple servings. If making more than 2 sandwiches, heat the oven to 200°F. Place a rack on a sheet pan. When the sandwiches are grilled, transfer them to the sheet pan in the oven. to keep warm until all sandwiches are done.
Serve sandwiches with chips, pickles, or tomato soup.


Calories: 456kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 31g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 65mg | Sodium: 686mg | Potassium: 99mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 568IU | Calcium: 539mg | Iron: 2mg