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grilled cheese stack made of three different sandwiches on parchment paper

Grilled Cheese 3 Ways

grilled cheese stack made of three different sandwiches on parchment paper

Celebrate National Grilled Cheese Month in style! Make the ultimate spread with these three melt-in-your-mouth recipes.

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Apple, Cheddar & Bacon Grilled Cheese

Ingredients:

8 slices smoked bacon (about ½ pound)

1½ tablespoons unsalted butter, softened

8 slices whole grain bread

2 tablespoons horseradish mustard

8 ounces sharp white and/or yellow Cheddar cheese, sliced 1/8-inch thick

1 small Granny Smith apple, cored and cut into 1/8-inch-thick wedges

In large skillet, cook bacon over medium-high heat 8 to 10 minutes or until crisp, stirring frequently. Transfer bacon to paper towel-lined plate to drain.

Evenly spread butter onto 1 side of bread slices. Place 4 bread slices, buttered side down, on work surface. Spread each slice with mustard, then evenly layer with cheese, apple and bacon. Place remaining 4 bread slices, buttered side up, over fillings.

Heat griddle or large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Cook sandwiches 6 to 8 minutes or until bread is golden brown and cheese melts, turning once and pressing down occasionally with large spatula. Cut sandwiches diagonally in half to serve.

Approximate nutritional values per serving: 493 Calories, 30g Fat (17g Saturated), 85mg Cholesterol, 1042mg Sodium, 28g Carbohydrates, 5g Fiber, 25g Protein

Prosciutto-Chèvre Grilled Cheese

Ingredients:

6 ounces chèvre (goat cheese), softened

2 green onions, finely chopped (about 2 tablespoons)

3 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese

1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice

¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

2 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened

8 (½-inch-thick) slices crusty bread

4 ounces thinly sliced prosciutto

3 medium radishes, thinly sliced (about ¼ cup)

1 cup loosely packed arugula

Instructions:

In small bowl, stir chèvre cheese, onions, Parmesan cheese, lemon juice and pepper until well combined.

Evenly spread butter onto 1 side of bread slices. Place 4 bread slices, buttered side down, on work surface. Evenly spread each slice with cheese mixture, then layer with prosciutto, radishes and arugula. Place remaining 4 bread slices, buttered side up, over fillings.

Heat griddle or large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Cook sandwiches 6 to 8 minutes or until bread is golden brown and cheese melts, turning once and pressing down occasionally with large spatula. Cut sandwiches diagonally in half to serve.

Approximate nutritional values per serving: 384 Calories, 20g Fat (13g saturated), 58mg Cholesterol, 1000mg Sodium, 29g Carbohydrates, 2g Fiber, 22g Protein

Brie, Red Onion & Tomato Grilled Cheese

Ingredients:

1½ tablespoons unsalted butter, softened

8 (½-inch-thick) slices French bread

3 tablespoons country Dijon mustard

8 ounces Brie cheese, sliced ¼-inch thick

1 large tomato, thinly sliced

¼ medium red onion, very thinly sliced

Instructions:

Evenly spread butter onto 1 side of bread slices. Place 4 bread slices, buttered side down, on work surface. Spread each slice with mustard, then layer with cheese, tomato and onion. Place remaining 4 bread slices, buttered side up, over fillings.

Heat griddle or large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Cook sandwiches 6 to 8 minutes or until bread is golden brown and cheese melts, turning once and pressing down occasionally with large spatula. Cut sandwiches diagonally in half to serve.

Approximate nutritional values per serving: 376 Calories, 20g Fat (13g saturated), 67mg Cholesterol, 875mg Sodium, 30g Carbohydrates, 2g Fiber, 18g Protein

Chef Tip

Freeze Brie cheese 15 minutes for easier slicing.

grilled cheese stack made of three different sandwiches on parchment paper

Grilled Cheese 3 Ways

grilled cheese stack made of three different sandwiches on parchment paper

Celebrate National Grilled Cheese Month in style! Make the ultimate spread with these three melt-in-your-mouth recipes.

Shop our Weekly Ad to save on your list of ingredients, and click here to watch the full recipe video.

Apple, Cheddar & Bacon Grilled Cheese

Ingredients:

8 slices smoked bacon (about ½ pound)

1½ tablespoons unsalted butter, softened

8 slices whole grain bread

2 tablespoons horseradish mustard

8 ounces sharp white and/or yellow Cheddar cheese, sliced 1/8-inch thick

1 small Granny Smith apple, cored and cut into 1/8-inch-thick wedges

In large skillet, cook bacon over medium-high heat 8 to 10 minutes or until crisp, stirring frequently. Transfer bacon to paper towel-lined plate to drain.

Evenly spread butter onto 1 side of bread slices. Place 4 bread slices, buttered side down, on work surface. Spread each slice with mustard, then evenly layer with cheese, apple and bacon. Place remaining 4 bread slices, buttered side up, over fillings.

Heat griddle or large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Cook sandwiches 6 to 8 minutes or until bread is golden brown and cheese melts, turning once and pressing down occasionally with large spatula. Cut sandwiches diagonally in half to serve.

Approximate nutritional values per serving: 493 Calories, 30g Fat (17g Saturated), 85mg Cholesterol, 1042mg Sodium, 28g Carbohydrates, 5g Fiber, 25g Protein

Prosciutto-Chèvre Grilled Cheese

Ingredients:

6 ounces chèvre (goat cheese), softened

2 green onions, finely chopped (about 2 tablespoons)

3 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese

1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice

¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

2 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened

8 (½-inch-thick) slices crusty bread

4 ounces thinly sliced prosciutto

3 medium radishes, thinly sliced (about ¼ cup)

1 cup loosely packed arugula

Instructions:

In small bowl, stir chèvre cheese, onions, Parmesan cheese, lemon juice and pepper until well combined.

Evenly spread butter onto 1 side of bread slices. Place 4 bread slices, buttered side down, on work surface. Evenly spread each slice with cheese mixture, then layer with prosciutto, radishes and arugula. Place remaining 4 bread slices, buttered side up, over fillings.

Heat griddle or large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Cook sandwiches 6 to 8 minutes or until bread is golden brown and cheese melts, turning once and pressing down occasionally with large spatula. Cut sandwiches diagonally in half to serve.

Approximate nutritional values per serving: 384 Calories, 20g Fat (13g saturated), 58mg Cholesterol, 1000mg Sodium, 29g Carbohydrates, 2g Fiber, 22g Protein

Brie, Red Onion & Tomato Grilled Cheese

Ingredients:

1½ tablespoons unsalted butter, softened

8 (½-inch-thick) slices French bread

3 tablespoons country Dijon mustard

8 ounces Brie cheese, sliced ¼-inch thick

1 large tomato, thinly sliced

¼ medium red onion, very thinly sliced

Instructions:

Evenly spread butter onto 1 side of bread slices. Place 4 bread slices, buttered side down, on work surface. Spread each slice with mustard, then layer with cheese, tomato and onion. Place remaining 4 bread slices, buttered side up, over fillings.

Heat griddle or large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Cook sandwiches 6 to 8 minutes or until bread is golden brown and cheese melts, turning once and pressing down occasionally with large spatula. Cut sandwiches diagonally in half to serve.

Approximate nutritional values per serving: 376 Calories, 20g Fat (13g saturated), 67mg Cholesterol, 875mg Sodium, 30g Carbohydrates, 2g Fiber, 18g Protein

Chef Tip

Freeze Brie cheese 15 minutes for easier slicing.

Apple Cinnamon Chewy Bars wrapped in Paper and Burlap String Bow

Apple Cinnamon Chewy Bars

Apple Cinnamon Chewy Bars wrapped in Paper and Burlap String Bow

Chew your way into these healthy Apple Cinnamon Chewy bars. These homemade bars are great for breakfast on-the-go or a filling snack throughout the day. Prep and snack without the guilt by giving this recipe a try!

Ingredients

1 cup whole wheat flour

1 ½ cups oats

2 tbsp ground flax (optional)

1 large apple

1 tsp cinnamon

1 tsp vanilla extract

2 eggs

½ cup milk

½ cup maple syrup

Directions

Preheat your oven to 350 degrees.

Spray a baking pan (9 x 13 for best result) with a nonstick cooking spray.

Slice apple into small pieces, and combine in a bowl with all other ingredients. Mix together well.

Place mixture and smooth out in the pan. Sprinkle additional oats as final coating if desired.

Bake for 20 minutes or until no residue sticks to fork or toothpick upon testing.

Let pan cool before cutting into bars. Serve and enjoy, or save for later.

Healthy Apple Chips Thinly Sliced Topped with Cinnamon

Apple Chips

Healthy Apple Chips Thinly Sliced Topped with Cinnamon

Be a smart apple and take a break from processed snacks with these delicious, crisp, apple chips. This simple recipe will be the apple of your eye once you take your first bite. Learn how to make your new favorite snack below!

Ingredients

4 apples of your choice

Cinnamon

Directions

Preheat your oven to 225 degrees.

Slice your apples with a knife or mandolin into thin slices, and discard the seeds.

Use baking sheets and line them with parchment paper to avoid sticking. Spread the apples across both sheets, then top with desired amount of cinnamon.

Bake the apple slices for an hour, then flip them. Bake again for another hour.

Your apple chips are finished! Serve hot or cooled. Be sure to store in an airtight container to maintain crispness.

Apple Tealights

With the holidays just around the corner, it’s time to prepare for a variety of hosting opportunities. In the middle of all of these events, and the table, is your centerpiece. By using in-season apples and tealights, you can easily set the tone of your event and create a beautifully themed centerpiece that will compliment your Fall events effortlessly.

To make these stunning tealights, you will need:

5-10 apples in a variety of colors

Tealights

Melon baller or spoon

To make your apple tealights, simply scoop out the top of the apple to allow the tealight to fit comfortably. After placing the tealight inside the apple, spread them across your table and light to perfection.

 

Slow Cooker Apple Butter

This creamy, apple flavored spread can be used on almost anything! You’ll find yourself using it on toast, pancakes, muffins, grilled turkey and even spreading some on your ice cream!

Ingredients

6 large apples, peeled, cored and chopped finely (we recommend Honeycrisp, Gala or Red Delicious)

½ cup sugar

½ cup packed brown sugar

1 ½ tablespoons ground cinnamon

¼ teaspoon salt

1 tablespoon vanilla extract

Directions

Place prepared apples in slow cooker and add sugar, brown sugar, salt and vanilla. Mix together.

Turn slow cooker on low and cook for about 10 hours. Stir about every 2 hours.

For a smoother texture, use blender to puree the apple butter.

Enjoy warm or refrigerate up to 2 weeks!

Apple Sandwiches

Cut out the carbs and indulge in this sweet apple sandwich.

Ingredients:

  • 1 apple, red or green
  • 1 Tbsp peanut butter
  • Handful of chocolate chips
  • Handful of oats

Directions:

Core and half apples. Add peanut butter to one half of apple. Top with chocolate chips and oats. Top with the other half of the apple and enjoy!

Apple S’mores

The s’more season is among us! There are so many delicious variations of s’mores to enjoy but have you tried adding a slice of freshness? Try Apple S’mores.

What you’ll need:

  • Apples, sliced
  • Hershey’s bar
  • Large marshmallows

Wash apples and slice thinly. Roast marshmallows over open fire or barbecue. Assemble smore: apple, chocolate bar, marshmallow, apple slice. ENJOY!