21 Gourmet Grilled Cheese Recipes

Your standard grilled cheese sandwiches are delicious and a must have for cold or rainy days. Several food bloggers have taken grilled cheese sandwiches to a whole new level. I have gathered some of the most epic grilled cheese sandwiches right here.

The simple grilled cheese sandwich is the ultimate in comfort food. However, the simple grilled cheese can sometimes leave you feeling less than full. So when you need that extra boost of filling try adding ingredients to your grilled cheese.

Even more beautiful is how you can mix up the flavors of grilled cheese sandwiches. Change up the cheese and add a touch of sweetness to cure a sweet tooth while eating the ultimate in comfort food.

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Gourmet Grilled Cheese Recipes

The best thing about grilled cheese is just how customizable grilled cheese sandwiches actually are. So check out all the recipes below.

Fancy Schmancy Grilled Cheese

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This is the grown up version of grilled cheese. It’s made with sourdough bread and a perfect blend of cheeses. Oh, it’s got other flavor enhancers too so make sure you check it out.

Turkey, Bacon, Avocado Grilled Cheese

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I love avocado in sandwiches and this blend is perfect. It’s also a filling sandwich that won’t leave you looking for a snack in an hour or two.

Apple & Gouda Grilled Cheese

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Apple? On grilled cheese? I know what you’re thinking but seriously this is an amazing blend of sweet and savory that you have to try at least once.

Jalapeno Popper Grilled Cheese

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If you’re looking to add a bit of spice to your lunch this jalapeno popper grilled cheese has you covered. It’s also a great sandwich to serve at lunch gatherings.

Fried Egg Grilled Cheese

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Grilled cheese for breakfast? Yes please. This is a great combination for a hot breakfast sandwich.

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Spinach Artichoke Grilled Cheese

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This is a great way to add some flavor and veggies to your lunch while still getting the cheesy goodness of a grilled cheese.

Ultimate Gourmet Grilled Cheese

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Another grown up version of the classic grilled cheese. This one is packed with flavor and takes your grilled cheese game to the next level.

Pesto Mozzarella Grilled Cheese

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If you are in the need for a crispy grilled cheese sandwich that’s packed with flavor grilled cheese is the one for you.

Pepperoni Pizza Grilled Cheese

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When the kids are begging for pizza but your bank account is saying no this is a great substitute. All the flavor of pepperoni pizza with none of the extra cost.

BBQ Chicken and Pineapple Grilled Cheese

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BBQ and pineapple go together like peanut butter and jelly, adding it to a grilled cheese sandwich just makes sense. It’s a great blend of sweet, spicy, and savory all at the same time.

Bacon, Brie, and Apricot Grilled Cheese

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Brie has an amazing buttery and creamy taste that goes perfect with sweet fruits – like apricots – and savory meats – like bacon. This is a sandwich that hits all the flavor notes.

Blueberry and Brie Grilled Cheese

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This is like eating a dessert for lunch. The sweetness of the blueberry paired with creamy brie is a perfect blend that will cure a sweet tooth without killing your diet.

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Bacon Guacamole Grilled Cheese

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If you’re looking for a delicious and easy lunch this bacon and guacamole grilled cheese is a great option.

Bacon Maple Glaze Donut Grilled Cheese

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Here me out, sometimes it’s a good thing to indulge in something sweet and savory. This amazing combo is delicious. Also, if you haven’t tried the glazed donut burger yet, you probably should.

Cranberry, Brie, and Turkey Grilled Cheese

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Leftover thanksgiving food? No problem, make yourself a thanksgiving grilled cheese.

Chicken Bacon Ranch Grilled Cheese

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Every now and then I get a taste for ranch and when it hits this is a fantastic way to cure the craving. It’s filling, delicious and perfect for lunch.

Chicken Cordon Bleu Grilled Cheese

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I love Chicken Cordon Bleu but it is a pain to make. I am all about the easy meals with low prep times. This is a fantastic replacement that hits the craving without loads of prep time. It’s especially easy if you have left over chicken to use.

French Onion Grilled Cheese

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I make a fantastic French Onion soup but it takes all day in the crockpot to make. If I want the flavor without the entire day waiting, this is a great substitution.

Roasted Red Pepper and Pesto Grilled Cheese

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If you haven’t been using peppers in your grilled cheese you are missing out. I personally like getting sweet peppers, prepping, and freezing them. I can easily cook them up in the skillet and add them to any meal. They are really great in grilled cheeses.

Bacon, Lettuce, and Tomato Grilled Cheese

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Who doesn’t love a great BLT? Turn it into a grilled cheese and you’ve got an amazing sandwich, packed with flavor, and filling.

Trainwreck Grilled Cheese

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If you are looking for a savory sandwich that is messy and filling and just delicious, the trainwreck is for you. This sandwich knocks it out of the park with amazing flavor and really hits the spot on those nights when you just don’t know what to eat.

There you have it, 21 ultimate grilled cheese sandwiches. Delight your family with a grilled cheese dinner that will knock their socks off. Make a couple of sandwiches for your friends. Create a grilled cheese bar that includes several different ingredients for your next party.

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    Crystal Lynn

    Crystal is the founder & CEO of MommyThrives and also full-time mom to a very active little guy. She’s passionate about cooking, cleaning, and organizing and turns her experiences into actionable systems to make mom-life simpler. When she’s not busy, you can find her reading, painting, or even on occasion indulging herself shooting bandits in Borderlands on her PC.

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    1. Allyson Zea says:

      Thanks so much for including my grilled cheeses in your roundup!

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