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Raspberry Grilled Cheese

My favorite appetizer is a raspberry-glazed cheese ball, so I used similar ingredients to dress up a plain grilled cheese sandwich. The quick combination was unique but delicious, and it became a popular request in my house.
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
  • Makes
    2 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons seedless red raspberry preserves
  • 4 slices sourdough bread
  • 2 tablespoons chopped pecans
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons sliced green onion
  • 4 slices Muenster or baby Swiss cheese
  • 3 tablespoons butter, softened

Directions

  • Spread preserves over bread slices; top with the pecans, onion and cheese. Top with remaining bread; butter outsides of bread. Toast on a hot griddle for 3-4 minutes on each side or until golden brown.
Nutrition Facts
1 sandwich: 637 calories, 41g fat (22g saturated fat), 100mg cholesterol, 920mg sodium, 48g carbohydrate (14g sugars, 3g fiber), 20g protein.

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  • ckbray
    Aug 29, 2020

    We really like this recipe. I call it Fancy Grilled Cheese. Strawberry jam works well as well as Gouda cheese. I use whatever bread I have on hand an it’s still delicious. I omit the pecans because my husband doesn’t like nuts in things. I don’t like when people review recipes when they’ve made several changes too. The only reason I am doing it is to let people know that you can use things on hand and it still is amazing.

  • SylviaC7
    Aug 4, 2013

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  • Hannah0418
    Apr 13, 2011

    good idea - jam in a grilled cheese. never tried that before. liked the pecans in it as well.

  • Joanna
    May 28, 2007

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