3.84 from 6 votes
Grilled Cheddar Cheese Sandwich with Caramelized Apples
Grilled Cheese with Caramelized Apple
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
15 mins
 
This sophisticated Grilled Cheddar Cheese Sandwich with Caramelized Apple is a little sweet, a little savory, and a whole lot of good!
Course: dinner, lunch, Sandwich
Cuisine: American Comfort Food
Keyword: grilled cheddar cheese with apple, grilled cheese with caramelized apple
Servings: 2 sandwiches
Calories: 661 kcal
Renee - Kudos Kitchen: Renée
Ingredients
  • 4 slices sourdough bread thickly sliced (approximately ½")
  • 8 ounces (approximately 8 slices) cheddar cheese slices
  • 1 Granny Smith apple thinly sliced (skin removed if desired)
  • 1 tablespoon pure maple syrup
  • 4 tablespoons butter softened (or more, if desired)
Instructions
  1. Add approximately 2 tablespoons butter to a small skillet.
  2. Add the apple slices and cook over medium-high heat, until deeply browned.
  3. Flip the apples and drizzle them with the maple syrup. Allow the apples to brown on the second side.
  4. Remove the caramelized apples from the skillet and wipe the skillet clean.
  5. Butter 1 side of each slice of sourdough bread.
  6. Place the sourdough bread, butter side down, in a heated skillet.
  7. Top the bread with 1 slice of cheese, some of the caramelized apple slices, another slice of cheese and a slice of the sourdough, butter side up.
  8. Cook over medium-high heat until browned.
  9. Flip, and cook the other side of the sandwich until browned.
  10. Remove from the skillet and serve immediately.
Recipe Notes

Tools and equipment:

Small or medium skillet, spatula, butter knife, chef's knife, cutting board, vegetable peeler (if desired), tongs (if desired)

Nutrition Facts
Grilled Cheese with Caramelized Apple
Amount Per Serving (1 sandwichs)
Calories 661 Calories from Fat 122
% Daily Value*
Fat 13.5g21%
Saturated Fat 8g50%
Cholesterol 32mg11%
Sodium 441mg19%
Potassium 142mg4%
Carbohydrates 46g15%
Fiber 2.5g10%
Sugar 9.5g11%
Protein 8.5g17%
Vitamin A 394IU8%
Vitamin C 2mg2%
Calcium 54mg5%
Iron 2.5mg14%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.