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How to Make a Grilled Cheese Sandwich with an Iron

If you're living in a dorm or staying in a hotel, or just want to try something fun, you can experiment with staple sandwich.


  • Step 1: Clean the iron Clean the surface of the iron with a wet paper towel.
  • TIP: If there is starch residue on the iron, add a drop of soap to the paper towel, and rinse the iron clean.
  • Step 2: Set up board and iron Set up the ironing board and turn the iron on to medium heat.
  • Step 3: Lay towel and paper out Lay the towel on the ironing board and place a piece of parchment paper on top of the towel.
  • Step 4: Lay out sandwich Lay one piece of bread down on the paper and layer it with cheese, topping it with another piece of bread.
  • TIP: Make a gourmet grilled cheese using Havarti, Gruyere, or Cheddar cheese.
  • Step 5: Prepare top and iron Lay another piece of parchment paper atop the sandwich and press the hot iron firmly on top of the sandwich, rocking the iron back and forth a little to toast every inch.
  • Step 6: Flip over and iron Flip the sandwich over when the top is toasted, replace the paper, and iron the other side.
  • Step 7: Turn off iron and remove paper Turn off the iron and remove the paper from the top of your sandwich.
  • Step 8: Butter both sides and eat Butter both sides of your sandwich and taste a bit of that ooey gooey goodness you remember from your childhood.
  • FACT: The Kraft Foods company began as a wholesale cheese business in Chicago in 1903 and opened its first factory for cheese production in 1914.

You Will Need

  • Sliced bread
  • Sliced cheese
  • Butter
  • Equipment:
  • Paper towel
  • Iron
  • Ironing board
  • Towel
  • Parchment paper

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