Best Grilled Cheese with a Twist

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These grilled cheese with a twist recipes have something for everyone. Whether you make them fancy, in an air fryer, oven, toaster oven or even in the microwave. All of these recipes are super easy and simple to make for any grilled cheese lovers.

Grilled cheese with a twist will have something everyone will love whether that is a simple regular grilled cheese or if you wanted to try something different, this will have you covered. You can never go wrong with a grilled cheese for lunch or dinner, and want to switch it up there are different options than just the stove to create grilled cheese. They have fancy restaurants and even food truck that just make this delicacy.


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Expert Tips for Making Grilled Cheese

  • Best Bread for Grilled Cheese: Sliced of bread you can use are white bread, sourdough, garlic bread and whole wheat bread are some of the best breads to use while making a grilled cheese. 
  • How do I make grilled cheese more interesting?: To make grilled cheese more interesting you can add toppings for example some are turkey, bacon, avocado and lettuce. 
  • Substitute Mayo: If you don’t want to use butter, mayo makes a great substitution to replace and still have your grilled cheese be delicious. Or make the cheese sandwiches with unsalted butter they will come out golden brown.
  • Cheese Types: Swiss cheese, cheddar cheese,pepper jack cheese, white cheddar cheese are some of the best cheeses for the perfect grilled cheese. What makes a cheese good for a grilled cheese sandwich?

Fancy Grilled Cheese Recipes

Enjoy a classic grilled cheese but want more ingredients to add? These easy recipes can be made in almost no total time of minutes. If you want more than just cheese added into your sandwich. Some of these ingredients include apples, bacon, avocado, hot sauce and even waffles to use as your bread. These grilled cheeses will be a new fan favorite for everyone! Pair this classic sandwich with a bowl of tomato soup, potato chips or anything that your whole family will enjoy.

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Gourmet Grilled Cheese
Gourmet Grilled Cheese
Gourmet Grilled Cheese is the ultimate grilled cheese sandwich of your dreams!! It’s a gloriously cheesy meal, stacked with the perfect toppings This grilled sandwich recipe will rock your taste buds!
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Smoked Gouda Grilled Cheese with Apples and Bacon
Smoked Gouda Grilled Cheese with Apples and Bacon
My twist on the classic grilled cheese recipe – Smoked Gouda Grilled Cheese with Apples and Bacon! Be sure to try it out.
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Fancy Grilled Cheese With Caramelized Onion, Apples, And Bacon (Lactose Free)
Take your grilled cheese to the next level with gooey American, sweet caramelized onions, tart apples, and crispy bacon.
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Chicken Parmesan Grilled Cheese
Chicken Parmesan Grilled Cheese
Chicken breasts breaded/fried, smothered with tomato sauce and covered with mozzarella – all neatly in a cheesy sandwich!!
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Waffle Apple Grilled Cheese
Waffle Grilled Cheese
Waffle Sandwich? Yes! This fun and easy Apple Cheddar Waffle Grilled Cheese recipe is so delicious and only has 5 ingredients! The simple flavors of the maple dijon sauce blend perfectly with the creamy cheddar, crisp apples, and sweet waffles. This is such an awesome lunch or dinner recipe that everyone in the family will crave again and again. Cheese lovers unite!
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Avocado Grilled Cheese
Avocado Grilled Cheese
Fancy up your grilled cheese with this simple avocado grilled cheese recipe! It’s made with thick sourdough bread, fresh avocado, and tons of provolone cheese.
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Grilled Cheese Burrito
Grilled Cheese Burrito
This Copy Cat Taco Bell Grilled Cheese Burrito is gooey, cheesy, and is absolutely delicious. No need to order take out when you can make yourself a grilled cheese burrito!
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Pizza Grilled Cheese
Pepperoni Pizza Garlic Bread Grilled Cheese
Pepperoni Pizza Garlic Bread Grilled Cheese is stuffed with mozzarella, pepperoni sandwiched between two pieces of buttery garlic toast. It’s a fun twist on a classic.
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Buffalo Chicken Grilled Cheese
This Buffalo Chicken Grilled Cheese is the perfect simple lunch or dinner! Ready in under 20 minutes and packed with all the cheese plus buffalo sauce.
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Air Fryer Grilled Cheese

Air Fryer Grilled Cheese is simple and quick to make it will be your new favorite way to make this sandwich. You can make a lot of recipes using an air fryer including grilled cheese, but with less of a mess. These grilled cheeses are tasty for everyone in the family to enjoy.

Grilled Cheese
Grilled Cheese in Air Fryer
Everyone’s favorite comfort food just got even more delicious! This grilled cheese in air fryer recipe is made with two types of cheese and is cooked to gooey, crispy perfection!
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Grilled Ham and Cheese
Ham and Cheese Toasties
These easy Ham and Cheese toasties are a perfectly crispy way to enjoy the classic combination of ham and cheese! Stack your sandwiches with slices of ham and your favorite cheese and get ready to enjoy melted cheesy goodness in just minutes!
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Tomato Pesto Grilled Cheese
Tomato Pesto Grilled Cheese
This air fryer tomato pesto grilled cheese will blow you away! It is full of flavor and so quick and easy to make.
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Bacon Grilled Cheese
Bacon Grilled Cheese
Air fryer bacon grilled cheese is a grilled cheese with bacon sandwich. Easy to make and probably worth the calories if taken in moderation. Like my other air fryer sandwiches, this is super easy to make in the air fryer, oven or stovetop.
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Grilled Cheese Steak
Air Fryer Grilled Cheesesteak
Air Fryer Grilled Cheesesteak recipe is a crispy grilled cheese sandwich stuffed with grilled steak, peppers and onions all made super easy in the air fryer.
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Grilled Cheese In a Oven

Grilled cheese in an oven recipes give you more options to try out different grilled cheese recipes using more ingredient’s. These take more time than some of the other options, but it adds more flavor to the sandwiches.  A favorite way to make a last-minute meal.

Jalapeno Popper Grilled Cheese
Everyone’s favorite jalapeño poppers made into the most epic grilled cheese. Made in a waffle maker! EASY and no mess!
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Three Cheese Roasted Vegetable Grilled Cheese
This three cheese grilled cheese also includes sweet and salty roasted vegetables! Potatoes, carrots, fresh herbs, and cheddar. Yummy.
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Baked Grilled Cheese
Baked Grilled Cheese
Baked grilled cheese has the same golden, crispy crust and gooey melted center you know and love. Cook a big batch at once in just 10 minutes!
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Pepperoni Grilled Cheese
Pepperoni Grilled Cheese
Pepperoni Pizza Grilled Cheese: All the flavors of pizza in a SUPER easy to make grilled cheese sandwich. Tons of spicy pepperoni and gooey cheese make this an irresistible lunch or dinner!
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Provolone Grilled Cheese with Honey
This Provolone Grilled Cheese with Honey tastes like a gourmet meal, but comes together in just 10 minutes! It's cheesy, stretchy, and has just enough sweetness to balance out the salty flavors!
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Grilled Cheese in a Toaster Oven

Grilled Cheese in a toaster oven take 15 minutes or less to create. The time makes it quick, simple, and delicious. What else could you ask for?

Havarti Grilled Cheese with Apple
Havarti Grilled Cheese with Apple are the perfect quick dinner for two. These easy toaster oven sandwiches come together in less than 15 minutes!
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Toaster Oven Grilled Cheese
Toaster Oven Grilled Cheese Sandwich Recipe
This toaster oven grilled cheese sandwich is pure comfort food. It’s perfect for an easy office lunch, late night snack, or whenever you’ve got a gooey melty cheese craving!
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Grilled Cheese
Grilled Cheese in Toaster Oven
For the best toaster oven grilled cheese sandwich, you must try this easy recipe. In just minutes the toasty sandwich with gooey melted cheese is ready. With a warm crunchy exterior and a perfectly cheesy inside that stretches and oozes with every bite. There is no denying that this sandwich is damn fantastic.
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Microwave Grilled Cheese

In a rush but want grilled cheese? Here are some microwave grilled cheese options that are super quick to make but still be able to have a tasty grilled cheese to enjoy. These make for the perfect quick and simple meal when in a rush. A perfect grilled cheese can be made so many ways even with a southern twist.

Microwave Grilled Cheese
Microwave Grilled Cheese
Microwave grilled cheeses are the perfect lunch option when you want some melted cheese between buttered bread and you want it fast.
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Grilled Cheese
The Best Turkey, Apple, and Brie Grilled Cheese Sandwich Recipe
Craving toasty bread with melted cheese? Make this gourmet turkey, apple, and brie grilled cheese sandwich, even if you are cooking in the microwave.
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Toasted Grilled Cheese with Mayo
"Super easy and quick way to make grilled cheese with mayo. These are loved almost as much as the ones I do in the pan on top of stove."
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