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Grilled Cheese

Grilled Cheese "Sandwitch''

  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 6 sandwiches


  • 12 slices sandwich bread
  • 8 tablespoons (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 6 slices American cheese
  • 3 cups shredded cheddar cheese


  • Preheat oven to 250º F.

  • Arrange bread slices on a work surface and brush one side of each slice with 1/2 tablespoon butter. Turn the buttered sides face down. Top 6 slices bread with American cheese and 1/2 cup cheddar cheese and close sandwiches with the remaining slices of bread so buttered sides both face out.

  • In a large sauté pan, cook half the sandwiches over medium-high heat, turning once bread is lightly toasted and cheese is melted, 4 to 5 minutes. Continue to cook sandwiches for another 4 to 5 minutes. Transfer sandwiches to a cutting board and, using a witch's hat or other Halloween-themed cookie cutter, cut out sandwiches. Discard crusts. Transfer to a baking sheet or an ovenproof platter and place in a warm oven while the remaining sandwiches are cooking. Serve immediately.