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Sweet Grilled Cheese Recipe
  • READY IN 10 mins

Sweet Grilled Cheese

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"This sandwich recipe has been passed down in my family for years and I even sold my husband on it and it's now his favorite. It's your average grilled cheese but with brown sugar added."

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Original recipe makes 1 sandwich Change Servings
  • PREP

    5 mins
  • COOK

    5 mins

    10 mins


  1. Heat a skillet over medium heat. Spread butter onto one side of a piece of bread and place butter side down in the skillet. Place one piece of cheese on top of the bread, then sprinkle with brown sugar. Top with the other slice of cheese. Butter the other slice of bread and place on top with the butter side up. Fry on each side until golden brown, 3 to 5 minutes per side.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Mar 04, 2006

Ok, I have to admit that I showed this recipe to my husband so we could make fun of it. Little did I know he'd be intrigued! He made it for lunch today and really enjoyed it. I tasted it, and it wasn't bad although I did stick with a plain ol' grilled cheese for me. Only change he made was to use a medium sharp cheddar instead of american cheese. Thanks for the recipe, and sorry I doubted you!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Nov 06, 2009

This recipe was really (REALLY) sweet. I wouldn't make it again, but it tasted o.k.

Mar 11, 2006

I just had to make this as soon as I read it because it sounded so interesting and it's easy to make. I was pleasantly surprised! I accidentally burned it and it still tasted good!

Dec 17, 2008

I liked this recipe. I guess I must have a well developed sweet tooth, because I almost wanted to put more brown sugar on this sandwich! The brown sugar melts into a yummy syrup in between the cheese slices. I'll probably make this again :)

Nov 16, 2007

It definitely was different than a regular grilled cheese. The sweetness was a little strong so I would suggest to others to put less brown sugar than the recipe calls for. Otherwise I really liked this and will use again.

Jun 25, 2008

I had one of these sweet grilled cheeses 35 years ago at a friends house for lunch one day and loved it. I still eat them this way once in awhile. Worth trying people!

May 13, 2008

This was good but I only used half of the brown sugar that the recipe called for, muenster and cheddar cheeses, with medium salsa as a dipping sauce for the sandwich so I'd have sweet and spicy.

Oct 25, 2006

I was intrigued by this recipe. I thought that I would make it for my son and myself for lunch. It wasn't bad, at all. Just very different. I made one with American cheese and one with cheddar. I think I liked the chddar better. My 3 yr old ate the american and said "I don't like sugar in my grilled cheese." I don't think I'll be making this again. Sorry.


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  • Calories
  • 452 kcal
  • 23%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 35.3 g
  • 11%
  • Cholesterol
  • 75 mg
  • 25%
  • Fat
  • 27.5 g
  • 42%
  • Fiber
  • 1.2 g
  • 5%
  • Protein
  • 16.5 g
  • 33%
  • Sodium
  • 1245 mg
  • 50%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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