When mealtime becomes a battle, that’s when it’s time to pull out the tried-and-true grilled cheese. From a breakfast grilled cheese to a chicken enchilada version, we’ve found options to fulfill all of your cheesiest fantasies. Click through for our favorite twists on the classic sammie.
Grilled Cheese with Apple Jam
Upgrade your grilled cheese with ingredients you already have in your kitchen. Jenny and Corelyn of Garlic My Soul pair fontina cheese with blueberry jam and thinly sliced apple to create the ultimate sandwich. To grab the full recipe, click here.
The Elvis Grilled Cheese
Elvis had a thing for peanut butter and bananas and this grilled cheese is an homage to the King himself. Bacon, bananas, peanut butter on yummy La Brea Bakery rustic white bread...it might sound strange but it is heavenly. Find out how to make it at Real Food by Dad.
Transform fancy stuffed mushrooms into an easy-to-eat sandwich with this fab recipe from Dessert for Two. The melty cheese and crusty bread are the perfect vehicle for healthy greens and mushrooms. Get the recipe by clicking here.
Bacon, Pear & Brie Panini
Grilled cheese goes sophisticated (and indulgent!) with the addition of crispy bacon and juicy pears. Get the recipe over at The Broken Bread.
Creamy Chicken Enchilada Grilled Cheese Sandwich
Enchilada sauce, bell peppers and shredded chicken serve as the base for this genius recipe from The Nutritious Kitchen. It’s the perfect way to get kids to gobble up leftovers. Find out how it’s done by clicking here.
Artichoke Arugula Pesto Grilled Cheese
Kitchen Treaty offers a sophisticated take on the classic sandwich by adding fancy pesto (you can substitute a store-bought version if you don't have time to blend your own!) and some healthy greens.
Prosciutto, Fig Jam, Fontina & Provolone Grilled Cheese
This killer combo of ingredients melted together on a baguette makes your mouth water just thinking about it. Find out how to make it at Melo Drama.
Ballpark Frank Grilled Cheese
Combine two classic kid favorites in BS' in the Kitchen's filling and cheesy treat.
Tuna Grilled Cheese
Even if your pantry’s looking pretty bare, chances are you still have a can of tuna hanging out somewhere back there. Use BlogChef’s awesome recipe to take tuna to the next level and keep the kiddos satisfied. Click here to get the full recipe.
Buffalo Chicken Grilled Cheese
If your family loves buffalo wings, this recipe from Jane’s Adventures in Dinner will be a big hit—nobody can resist the finger-lickin’ sauce and gooey cheese combo.
Blueberry Grilled Cheese Sandwich
Who said grilled cheese was just for lunch? Make it a breakfast treat thanks to this recipe from The Blond Cook.
Roasted Broccoli Grilled Cheese
Sneak some veggies into your kiddo’s lunch with Two Peas & Their Pod’s clever idea—even picky eaters can’t resist broccoli drenched in cheese!
Grilled Caprese Sandwich
Keep it simple but oh so tasty with Milk and Honey’s Italian-inspired sandwich recipe.
Grilled Cheese Rollups
Flat sandwiches are so last year… These rollups from My Little Gourmet are perfectly sized for tiny hands to dunk into a bowl of soup
Breakfast Grilled Cheese Sandwich
Make your morning special with a the perfect breakfast sandwich from Soup Addict. It's got eggs, cheese, and sausage—what more could you want?
Avocado Green Goddess Grilled Cheese
Avocado fans will go crazy for Once Upon a Cutting Board’s healthy take on a grilled cheese.
Inside-Out Grilled Ham and Cheese Sandwich
It’s so crazy it just might work: The Sweets Life’s recipe for an inside-out grilled cheese is out-of-this-world delicious.
Grilled Tuna Avocado Melt
Go for a twist on the classic tuna melt with this tasty idea from Sprinkles and Sauce. Gooey cheese and creamy avocado come together come together perfectly in a surefire kid favorite.
Turkey Pesto Sandwich Melts
What’s your favorite twist on the grilled cheese sandwich? Share your recipe in the comments below.
— Susie Foresman