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Ham & Apple Grilled Cheese Sandwiches Recipe

Ham & Apple Grilled Cheese Sandwiches Recipe

This recipe comes from a restaurant dish I loved and tried to duplicate at home. The combination of flavors is perfectly balanced. It always earns rave reviews! —Erin Renouf Mylroie, Santa Clara, Utah
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:2 servings


  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 4 slices sourdough bread
  • 4 ounces thinly sliced deli ham
  • 8 thin slices apple
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons butter, softened


  • 1. Combine mustard and honey; spread 2 tablespoons mixture over two bread slices. Layer with ham, apple and cheese. Spread remaining bread with remaining mustard mixture; place on top. Butter outsides of sandwiches.
  • 2. In a small skillet over medium heat, toast sandwiches for 2-3 minutes on each side or until cheese is melted. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 sandwich (prepared with reduced-fat cheese and reduced-fat butter) equals 537 calories, 19 g fat (11 g saturated fat), 76 mg cholesterol, 1,738 mg sodium, 65 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 32 g protein.

Reviews for Ham & Apple Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

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Reviewed Feb. 3, 2014

"Yummy! My husband was pleasantly surprised that the apples in the sandwich tasted good. Even my boys commented that I was "having a great cooking day". lol ...I used a Granny Smith apple, and raisin bread. DELISH!!"

Reviewed Jul. 26, 2013

"So much flavor for a sandwich that is so simple to prepare!!"

Reviewed Jan. 11, 2012

"Such a delicious change from your typical grilled cheese! The honey mustard was so tasty and the apples weren't strong at all - mild and perfect. MM. But I think if you added caramelized onions, it would wreck this sandwich."

Reviewed Apr. 3, 2011

"I would caramelize onions and then brown the apples with them to put on the sandwich before grilling"

Reviewed Oct. 4, 2009

"This was so refreshing, a nice change to an old standby!"

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