Apple-White Cheddar Grilled Cheese

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.


2 servings

Updated: Oct. 23, 2022
On rainy days when we need comfort food in a hurry, I toast sandwiches of cinnamon-raisin bread with white cheddar, apple and red onion. They also are totally tasty made with vegan cheese and olive oil instead of butter! —Kathy Patalsky, New York, New York
Apple-White Cheddar Grilled Cheese Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 4 slices whole wheat cinnamon-raisin bread
  • 4 slices sharp white cheddar cheese (3 ounces)
  • 1 small apple, thinly sliced
  • 1 thin slice red onion, separated into rings
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes, optional
  • 1 tablespoon butter, softened


  1. Layer each of 2 bread slices with 1 slice cheese. Top with apple and onion. If desired, sprinkle with pepper flakes. Top with the remaining cheese and bread. Spread outsides of sandwiches with butter.
  2. In a large skillet, toast sandwiches over medium-low heat 3-5 minutes on each side or until golden brown and cheese is melted.

Nutrition Facts

1 sandwich: 456 calories, 27g fat (14g saturated fat), 75mg cholesterol, 616mg sodium, 37g carbohydrate (13g sugars, 5g fiber), 20g protein.