5 Unusual Grilled Cheese Sandwich Recipes That Will Make Your Mouth Water! (Plus Free Educational Printables)

Grilled Cheese Sandwich Recipes

(This post may contain affiliate links.) Top 5 Grilled Cheese Sandwich Recipes: April 12th is National Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day and the month of April is National Grilled Cheese Month. In honor of the holiday, we’ve rounded up the top 5 Grilled Cheese Sandwich recipes.  Each recipe is sure to please. Plus, see below for bonus free printable educational activities and games!

Recipe 1: Grilled Cheese with avocado, bacon, and cheese at Seriouseats.com


Fun Fact 1: The Golden Palace online casino once paid $28,000 for a partially eaten grilled cheese sandwich that had a burn pattern with the likeness of the Virgin Mary. Although the purchase was in 2004, the sandwich had already been preserved for 10 years before that.

Recipe 2: Grilled Cheese with Roasted Pineapple, Hame, and Swiss at Seriouseats.com

Fun Fact 2: In 2006, Joey Chestnut won the World Green Chile Grilled Cheese Eating Championship by scarfing down 34.5 grilled cheese sandwiches in a row.  That same year, Sonya Thomas won the World Grilled Cheese Eating Championship by finishing 26 of them in just 10 minutes even though she was a petite person at only 100 pounds.

Recipe 3: Buffalo Chicken Grilled Cheese Sandwich at Seriouseats.com

Fun Fact 3: The top of the sandwich wasn’t added until 1960. Before that, it was an open faced sandwich first invented in the 1920’s.

Recipe 4: The Grilled Cheese Eggsplosion at Seriouseats.com

Fun Fact 4: The most expensive grilled cheese sandwich ever sold is from a New York restaurant called Serendipity 3. At a cost $214 per sandwich, preorder is required 24 hours in advance. The sandwich is edged in 24-carat gold and includes other ingredients such as champagne, truffle oil, and lobster.

Recipe 5: Potato Chip Grilled Cheese Sandwich at Seriouseats.com

Fun Fact 5: The first bread and cheese cooked sandwich was made by the ancient Romans.

Now for some extra fun! Here are some fun and free educational sandwich printables (click on links below to be redirected to the printables):

Sandwich Math Sheet from Nourish Interactive

:Printable Sandwich Shop Imaginative Game from Kids Activity Blog

 Silly Sandwich Craft by Alex Brands

Printable Sandwich Treat Box by OhHappyDay.com

Reading Comprehension Sandwich Worksheet by Teacherspayteachers.com

Related: Here are some awesome books for kids that I recommend:

Carla’s Sandwich

Peanut Butter and Jelly: A Play Rhyme

Thanks for stopping by! We love to hear from you. Please leave a comment below on which recipe above was your favorite. Did your kids like the printables?

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