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Cheesy Pepperoni Buns

4 reviews

A pizza version of the sloppy joe, this hot and melty open-faced sandwich is a surefire kid pleaser. Adults love them, too! —Tanya Belt, Newcomerstown, Ohio

Waffled Monte Cristos

9 reviews

My husband and I enjoy Monte Cristos so much that I created this non-fried version to cut down on fat....


Jack-o’-Lantern Burgers

5 reviews

It's fun to "carve" cheesy faces on these nicely seasoned burgers I served at my Halloween theme party. Hungry trick-or-treaters...


Grilled Deli Sandwiches

1 review

This outstanding sourdough sandwich is packed with a variety of meats, cheeses and sauteed vegetables.


Hearty Grilled Cheese

I enjoy watching gourmet cooking shows on television. As a mother of five, I find those time-consuming dishes don't fit...

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Super Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

10 reviews

Heat up your indoor grill to make these ooey-gooey grilled cheese sandwich recipes. They're delicious served with soup! —Debbie Murray,...


Party Time Mini Cheeseburgers

7 reviews

Kids and adults alike will love the taste of these moist and mouthwatering mini burgers. Juiced up with pickle relish...

Bacon Cheeseburger Salad

5 reviews

Think kids don't eat salad? Try this one and see what happens! Cooked ground beef is mixed with ketchup and...


Bacon & Cheese Meatball Sliders

3 reviews

Homemade beef patties and DIY slider buns make these mini burgers the life of any party. —Taste of Home Test...


Veggie Cheese Sandwiches

I try to keep the ingredient on hand for these toasted sandwiches. Add whatever vegetables best fit your taste, or...


Hickory-Smoked Cheeseburgers

1 review

Every time I make this recipe, my guests compliment me on how great the burgers taste. The secret is a...

Bacon Cheeseburger Soup

3 reviews

This creamy recipe brings two of my absolute favorite foods together in one! The tomato, fresh lettuce and crisp bacon...


Breakfast Burger

1 review

My husband is big on eggs and bacon, so I wanted to merge his breakfast favorites with a grilled burger...


Cheese Cutout Sandwiches

These open-faced sandwiches are a cut above the rest! To make them, you simply use two kinds of cheese, ham,...


Mushroom Cheeseburgers

1 review

Instead of topping juicy cheeseburgers with sauteed mushrooms, include some savory 'shrooms in the meat mixture for a new twist!...


Apple-Ham Grilled Cheese

2 reviews

Meet the Cook: After finding this recipe years ago, I altered it to fit our tastes by adding the apples....

Asparagus Cheese Soup for Two

1 review

Although I came from a large family, I had to adjust to cooking for two during the years I had...


Two-Tone Grilled Cheese

1 review

“My family loves these quick-to-fix sandwiches,” says Rhonda Beckett, who makes them with two kinds of bread and two kinds...


Crunchy Ham and Cheese

2 reviews

Crushed potato chips put the crunch in this appetizing variation on ham and cheese. “Serve this layered sandwich with a...


Cheeseburger Buns

41 reviews

My mom stuffs soft homemade yeast rolls with ground beef, tomato sauce and cheese to make these tasty sandwiches. They're...


Philly Cheese Sandwiches

4 reviews

I'm a big fan of cheesesteaks, and in this throw-together recipe my slow cooker does all the work. It's a...