Perfectly Crispy Grilled Cheese


For a delicious, crispy grilled cheese sandwich, simply brush the outside of the bread with Hellmann's Real Mayonnaise. The bread will turn golden brown and crispy every time. It's worth a shot!

overhead view of a Crispy Grilled Cheese sandwich sliced in half, on a plate
Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
10 mins
1 grilled cheese


  • 1 tablespoon Hellmann's® or Best Foods® Real Mayonnaise

  • 2 slices crusty Italian bread

  • 2 (1 ounce) slices white Cheddar cheese


  1. Spread one slice of bread with mayonnaise. Place bread mayonnaise-side down onto a hot skillet; add cheese.

  2. Spread other slice of bread with mayonnaise and place mayonnaise-side up on top of cheese.

  3. Cook until lightly browned on one side. Flip over and cook until cheese is melted.


Try adding sliced ham to this recipe for a delicious twist!

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

444 Calories
32g Fat
21g Carbs
18g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 1
Calories 444
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 32g 41%
Saturated Fat 14g 70%
Cholesterol 65mg 22%
Sodium 682mg 30%
Total Carbohydrate 21g 8%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 18g
Calcium 441mg 34%
Iron 2mg 9%
Potassium 100mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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