Grilled Cheese Appetizer Sandwiches

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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tablespoons butter or margarine
slices cocktail rye or sourdough bread
slices cracker-cut sharp Cheddar cheese (from 6-oz package)
slices (about 1 oz each) American cheese, cut into quarters
  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.
Makes 12 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Kitchen 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.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 120
    • (Calories from Fat 70),
  • Total Fat 8g
    • (Saturated Fat 5g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 20mg;
  • Sodium 270mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 7g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 0g),
  • Protein 5g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    • 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.