17 Next-Level Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

Pesto Grilled Cheese Sandwich
Photo: Allrecipes Magazine

Grilled cheese, you've outdone yourself. With 17 top-rated grilled cheese recipes, we've taken an already classic sandwich to even greater heights. Take a look and get ready for a meltdown.

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Waffle Sandwich with Cheese, Spinach and Spicy Mustard

Waffle Sandwich with Cheese, Spinach and Spicy Mustard
Molly

It's made in a waffle iron and features spicy mustard and spinach.

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Inside-Out Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Inside-Out Grilled Cheese Sandwich
Chef John

How do you make a grilled cheese sandwich? Well, if you're Chef John, you put the cheese on the outside, too! Cheese on the inside + cheese on the outside = extra-cheesy goodness!

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Tomato Bacon Grilled Cheese

Bacon, Tomato Grilled Cheese
Photo by Allrecipes.

This cheesy sandwich boasts a little B&T.

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Grilled Cheese, Pickle and Vidalia Onion Sandwich

Grilled Cheese, Pickle and Vidalia Onion Sandwich
Molly

It's perked up with pickles and sweet onions.

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Ultimate Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Ultimate Grilled Cheese Sandwich
lutzflcat

With this one, Colby cheese melts over ham, apple, and pecans.

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Grilled Goat Cheese and Mango Chutney Sandwich

Grilled Goat Cheese and Mango Chutney Sandwich
Christina

Tangy goat cheese meets spicy-sweet mango chutney.

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Jalapeño Popper Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Jalapeño Popper Grilled Cheese Sandwich
Christina

This one is loaded with Jack and creamy jalapeño popper filling.

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Grandma's Italian Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Grandma's Italian Grilled Cheese Sandwich
lutzflcat

Here's one that speaks with an Italian accent.

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Pesto Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Pesto Grilled Cheese Sandwich
Allrecipes Magazine

Here's a grilled cheese that's pesto powered.

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Gourmet Grilled Cheese on Rye

Gourmet Grilled Cheese on Rye
lutzflcat

Marinated artichoke hearts and red onion bring a bit of tang and bite to provolone, Gouda, and rye.

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Air Fryer Prosciutto and Mozzarella Grilled Cheese

Air Fryer Prosciutto and Mozzarella Grilled Cheese
France C

In just eight minutes, the air fryer melts the mozzarella and turns the sourdough perfectly crispy on top.

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Best, Unique Grilled Cheese

Best, Unique Grilled Cheese
bd.weld

The sandwich will convince skeptics that pickles and tomato do belong on grilled cheese.

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Madame Cristo - Grilled Ham and Cheese

Madame Cristo - Grilled Ham and Cheese
Chef John

This cross between a Croque Madame and a Monte Cristo ranks as one of our most-made grilled cheese sandwiches for a reason.

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Three-Cheese and Basil Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Three-Cheese and Basil Grilled Cheese Sandwich
Yoly

Jalapeno Jack cheese and fresh basil add a subtle kick to this top-rated grilled cheese.

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Garlic Bread Grilled Cheese

Garlic Bread Grilled Cheese
Kimberly Holland

Garlic is *the* ingredient you need to turn a classic grilled cheese from edible to incredible.

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Roasted Raspberry Chipotle Grilled Cheese Sandwich on Sourdough

Roasted Raspberry Chipotle Grilled Cheese Sandwich on Sourdough
bd.weld

Roasted raspberry chipotle sauce brings sweetness, smokiness, and spice to this five-star sandwich.

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Grilled Brie and Pear Sandwich

Grilled Brie and Pear Sandwich
Marisa

You can enhance the sweetness of this sandwich by drizzling honey on top or, as home cook Arsenio Delgado Sr. suggests, by spreading fig preserves or lingonberry between the the bread and brie.

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