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Cheddar Apple Grilled Cheese Sandwiches Made Easy

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Cheddar Apple Grilled Cheese Sandwiches Made Easy

Why choose between convenience and quality when you can have both?

These cheddar apple grilled cheese sandwiches are simple and stress-free, the perfect afternoon perk!

Have your weekdays been feeling a bit bland? Have you noticed yourself pouring a few more cups of coffee than usual to get yourself through the tail end of the work day? While these feelings are totally normal and bound to come up from time to time, there are a variety of ways to energize your days! Having a delicious lunch to look forward to, for example, is a great way to increase productivity, plus it’s a fun way to explore new foods and flavors, too! 

While grilled cheese, in all its cheesy-gooey glory, is a timeless classic on its own, we found an easy way to enhance all of its best qualities for a top-tier grilled cheese experience! Instead of doing things the same old way, why not try something new and exciting? This recipe serves sweet and crisp apple slices on top of a bed of sharp white cheddar cheese for a unique afternoon energizer! Apples are a reliable source of fiber, antioxidants, and Vitamin C, while white cheddar provides calcium and protein, making these grilled cheese sandwiches an ideal lunch choice for any day of the week!




How to Make Cheddar Apple Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

Sometimes, the best things in life are the simplest, and this recipe is no exception! To make this tantalizing grilled cheese, you’ll need a few slices of bread, some shredded cheese (preferably white cheddar), an apple, mayonnaise, and some dijon mustard for dipping. If you’re looking for a gourmet grilled cheese experience, you can elevate your sandwich-making game even more with some quality ingredients like tangy sourdough bread, freshly shaved or shredded cheeses, and an artisan dijon mustard!

two slices of bread on plate

two slices of cheese with shredded white cheddar cheese on a plate


To start your sandwich, divide the shredded cheese evenly on both slices of bread.

apple slices on a slice of bread next to another slice of bread with shredded white cheddar cheese on a plate


Then, place a layer of thinly sliced apple wedges on one piece of bread. 

untoasted sandwich with apple slices and white cheddar cheese on a plate

untoasted sandwich with white cheddar cheese and apple slices with mayonnaise on a plate


Put your sandwich together and spread a layer of mayonnaise over the top slice of bread. For an extra kick of flavor, sprinkle on some chopped basil or rosemary!

cheddar apple grilled cheese sandwich on a plate


Place your sandwich mayonnaise-side down on a pan at medium heat and sear for a few moments until the bread becomes a delicious golden brown. Spread a layer of mayonnaise over the untoasted slice of bread and place it back on the pan to sear. Once both sides of your grilled cheese have toasted, the cheese should be beginning to melt. Remove the sandwich from heat and serve alongside dijon mustard for dipping! 

Table & Thyme’s Cheddar Apple Grilled Cheese Recipe

An energizing yet simple sandwich to shake up your weekday routine, this grilled cheese is a fun and classy take on an afternoon classic!


  • 2 slices of bread of choice
  • About ½ cup white cheddar, shredded
  • ½ apple, sliced
  • 1 Tablespoon of mayonnaise
  • 1 Tablespoon dijon mustard


  1. Divide the white cheddar equally on each slice of bread. Top one half of the bread with apple slices. Sandwich the pieces together, then spread ½ Tablespoon of mayonnaise on the top half of the bread.
  2. In a pan over medium heat, put the sandwich mayonnaise-side down. Spread the other ½ Tablespoon of mayonnaise on the slice of bread facing up. After a few minutes, flip the sandwich. It should be golden brown. 
  3. Once both sides are golden, remove from the pan. Slice, and serve with dijon mustard for dipping.

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