Grilled Cheese Appetizer Sandwiches

Making grilled cheese for a crowd is easy with four ingredients, including cocktail rye bread. Have them ready in less than 30 minutes!

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 25 min
  • ingredients 4
  • servings 12
 

Ingredients

2
tablespoons butter or margarine
24
slices cocktail rye or sourdough bread
12
slices cracker-cut sharp Cheddar cheese (from 6-oz package)
3
slices (about 1 oz each) American cheese, cut into quarters

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Set oven control to broil. Place butter in small microwavable bowl; cover with microwavable paper towel. Microwave on High 30 to 50 seconds or until melted. Brush butter on 1 side of each bread slice.
  • 2 On ungreased cookie sheet, place 12 bread slices, buttered sides down. Top each with 1 slice Cheddar cheese and 1 quarter-slice American cheese. Add remaining bread slices, buttered sides up.
  • 3 Broil with tops 4 to 6 inches from heat 2 minutes. Turn sandwiches over. Broil about 1 minute longer or until golden brown and cheese is melted.
  • 1 Set oven control to broil. Place butter in small microwavable bowl; cover with microwavable paper towel. Microwave on High 30 to 50 seconds or until melted. Brush butter on 1 side of each bread slice.
  • 2 On ungreased cookie sheet, place 12 bread slices, buttered sides down. Top each with 1 slice Cheddar cheese and 1 quarter-slice American cheese. Add remaining bread slices, buttered sides up.
  • 3 Broil with tops 4 to 6 inches from heat 2 minutes. Turn sandwiches over. Broil about 1 minute longer or until golden brown and cheese is melted.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Serve these sandwiches topped with a sprig of thyme and a cherry tomato speared with a toothpick.

These sandwiches can be assembled up to 8 hours before broiling. Place them on a cookie sheet, cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate. Broil as directed.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
120
(
Calories from Fat
70),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
8%
(Saturated Fat
5g,
5%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
20mg
20%;
Sodium
270mg
270%;
Total Carbohydrate
7g
7%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
0g
0%
),
Protein
5g
5%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.