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Double Decker Grilled Cheese Sandwich

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One of my favorite childhood memories is getting a double decker grilled cheese sandwich in the café at our local grocery store. Three level of golden brown edges and two layers of cheese!
Course Mains & Entrees
Cuisine American
Keyword cheese, grilled cheese, sandwich
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Additional Time 5 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Servings 2 servings
Calories 470
Author Laurie McNamara


  • 6 tablespoons butter
  • 6 slices bread
  • 1/2 cup freshly shredded mozzarella or use your favorite
  • 1/2 cup freshly shredded cheddar jack cheese or use your favorite


  • Heat a large skillet or griddle over medium to medium-high heat.
  • Once warm, add in a tablespoons of butter and swirl to coat.
  • Place a slice of bread down and divide the mozzarella on top before placing a second slice on top.
  • Once the bottom slice is golden brown, use a spatula to lift the sandwich out of the pan and drop in another tablespoon of butter and then flip the sandwich.
  • Top the golden brown side with the cheddar jack and place the third slice of bread on top.
  • Once the bottom is golden brown, lift it out of the pan and drop in another tablespoon of butter and flip the sandwich one final time.
  • Continue to cook until golden and repeat making the second sandwich.


Serving: 1sandwich | Calories: 470kcal | Carbohydrates: 46g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 52mg | Sodium: 867mg | Potassium: 282mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 575IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 600mg | Iron: 3mg