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Air Fryer Grilled Cheese

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Air Fryer Grilled Cheese is fail proof when it comes to making grilled cheese. In just 6 minutes you will have a perfectly cooked grilled cheese sandwich every single time that is crispy on the outside and gooey on the inside. 

Air Fryer Grilled Cheese

If you are a mom you know exactly how it is to make grilled cheese for the family. The first one or two are perfect, but then you get distracted and your pan gets hot and by the time it is time for you to eat you find yourself with a couple of well done pieces of bread with half melted cheese. Totally not appetizing at all.

air fryer grilled cheese

I am here to share with you the easiest way to make grilled cheese, meet Air Fryer Grilled Cheese! Each sandwich is cooked to perfection with crispy bread on the outside and perfectly melted cheesy goodness in the middle. Once you make this Air Fryer grilled cheese you will never cook it on the stove again! 

If you want a high end version of grilled cheese you will definitely want to give our Air Fryer Pesto Grilled Cheese sandwich a try! 

  • Preheat the air fryer to 350 F.
  • Spread butter onto one side of each slice of bread. 
  • Then top with cheese.
spread the butter on and place cheese on
  • Place a slice of bread on top, butter side up.
air fryer grilled cheese
  • Place the sandwich in the air fryer for 6-8 minutes or until cheese has fully melted & bread fully toasted. 
  • Serve & enjoy. 
air fryer grilled cheese

Tips Tricks and FAQs

  • The traditional grilled cheese is made with American cheese, but feel free to switch it up with a slice of cheddar, or colby jack or even pepper jack. 
  • If you want your sandwich to be extra cheesy add another slice of cheese before baking. 

Storage

When it comes to your grilled cheese you really want to enjoy it fresh that way the bread is crispy and the cheese is melted to really enjoy all the flavors the sandwich has to offer! 

What kind of bread should I use?

You can use any bread you have on hand from classic white to wheat. You can even use a french or a rye bread if you choose. You can’t go wrong when choosing your bread.

air fryer grilled cheese

Do I have to use butter?

Butter is what helps the bread become crispy. So, you want to use something similar if you opt not to use it. You can try using olive oil or I have heard rumors that mayonnaise is really good too! 

What can I serve with grilled cheese?

I love tomato soup with grilled cheese and my husband always dips his in ketchup! Really the sky’s the limit! Try serving it with: 

  • Chili
  • French fries
  • Carrots and ranch 
  • Potato chips
air fryer grilled cheese

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Air Fryer Grilled Cheese

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 8 minutes
Total Time: 13 minutes

Air Fryer Grilled Cheese is fail proof when it comes to making grilled cheese. In just 6 minutes you will have a perfectly cooked grilled cheese sandwich every single time that is crispy on the outside and gooey on the inside.

Ingredients

  • 2 Slices of Bread
  • Butter
  • American Cheese

Instructions

    1. Preheat the air fryer to 350 F.
    2. Spread butter onto one side of each slice of bread. 
    3. Then top with cheese.
    4. Place a slice of bread on top, butter side up.
    5. Place the sandwich in the air fryer for 6-8 minutes or until cheese has fully melted & bread fully toasted. 
    6. Serve & enjoy.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

1

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 333Total Fat: 18gSaturated Fat: 11gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 47mgSodium: 671mgCarbohydrates: 33gFiber: 2gSugar: 5gProtein: 9g

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