Grilled Mac and Cheese Sandwich

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This Grilled Mac and Cheese Sandwich is an awesome sandwich combining two childhood favorites!  Grilled Mac & Cheese makes an awesome lunchtime treat!  Pair it up with tomato soup for a perfect meal! This is like a sandwich truck type of food! They’re amazing, and you know kids will go crazy for these!

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These sandwiches would be delicious with pulled pork! They’re such a good marriage of two comfort foods!!

Items you’ll need for this recipe: 

* Nonstick Skillet * Macaroni & Cheese * Cheese slices *

mac and cheese grilled sandwich
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Grilled Mac and Cheese Sandwich

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 2 sandwiches
This Grilled Mac and Cheese Sandwich is an awesome sandwich combining two childhood favorites! Grilled Mac & Cheese makes an awesome lunchtime treat! Pair it up with tomato soup for a perfect meal!


  • 4 slices sourdough or other dense bread
  • 8 slices American cheese or cheddar cheese
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 ½ cups leftover Macaroni & Cheese


  • Quick Stove top Macaroni & Cheese

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  • Over medium heat, warm ¾ cup of mac & cheese In a small nonstick skillet. Once warm (about 3-4 minutes), shape mac & cheese into a square about the size of the bread and top with 2 slices of cheese. Turn off heat.
  • Butter 2 slices of bread and place both slices butter side down in another skillet over medium heat.
  • Top one of the bread slices with 2 slices cheese. When lightly browned turn off heat. Use spatula to transfer mac & cheese rectangle onto cheese covered bread in the skillet.
  • Cover with the other bread slice, toasted side up. Gently press together with spatula and transfer to a plate. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Information

Calories: 1436, Carbohydrates: 145g, Protein: 62g, Fat: 67g, Saturated Fat: 31g, Cholesterol: 148mg, Sodium: 2631mg, Potassium: 576mg, Fiber: 3g, Sugar: 3g, Vitamin A: 1475IU, Calcium: 1087mg, Iron: 8.6mg

(Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)

Course Dinner
Cuisine American

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  1. Achieving a perfect dusting of Parmesan over rigatoni, or bittersweet chocolate shavings over cappuccino. Pass the grater around the table so you don’t have to worry about people touching the block of cheese (or making a mess) as they serve themselves. Rotary graters are also faster and more knuckle-friendly than other kinds, since the cylindrical grater plate never gets close to fingers.

  2. This reminds me of senmthiog I’ve made a few times that I love. It’s a store-bought pizza crust, with sauce spread over it (BBQ, marinara or whatever you prefer) and leftover homemade mac n cheese crumbled on top. A little extra shredded cheese and some time in the oven and you have awesome mac n pizza.

  3. Oh my goodness I have five grandchildren that will love this!!
    I invite you to share this yumminess at my Thursday blog hop ( starts Weds. night 8PM MST)

  4. We tried these for dinner tonight- yummy! Sadly, no matter what we tried, I couldn’t get the mac n cheese to stay in any kind of a shape that would transfer onto the bread. In the end, I think next time we’ll just spoon some warm mac n cheese on top and skip that step. Thanks for the yummy recipe!