12 Reviews

This is an excellent sandwich! The BF doesn't even like anything apricot, and he thought it was delicious too. I made it with Smucker's apricot spread and brick cheese. Puts a whole new spin on plain old grilled cheese, especially for the summertime! Next time I may try muenster cheese with raspberry preserves and cheddar with strawberry spread, though it'll be hard to venture away from this combo. Maybe monterey jack with blackberry...

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Christmas Carol August 19, 2009

OUTSTANDING SANDWICH, REALLY OUTSTANDING! Made the recipe exactly as written (well, I doubled it, for 2 of us!) & this sandwich is amazingly satisfying! What I'd like to do another time is to have an assortment of preserves on the counter along with a number of different cheeses, so that guests can decide their own combo before the grilling is done ~ Sort of like a salad bar where you get to pick & choose what goes in! Thanks for a great keeper! [Tagged, made & reviewed in Potluck tag]

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Sydney Mike August 06, 2009

What a great grilled cheese twist. I had it for breakfast today! I used fresh mozzarella which was very mild, but also very creamy, it made for a very yummy sandwhich. The combination of the apricot preserves and cheese was very good :)

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Chef Jean April 21, 2009

This was SO good, could not believe how tasty. I used provolone on Alvarado Street Bakery 100% Whole Grain Bread with Dickinson's Pure Patterson Apricot preserves - JUST AWESOME :) Thanks Toni for the great sandwich idea. I'll be trying different combos in the future. Made for Potluck Tag, Dec 2008.

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FloridaNative December 03, 2008

So wrong but so right! I used reduced fat mozzarella and sugar free apricot preserves to make it a little less sinful. It tasted heavenly though and I am sure a load of different flavors of preserves would work well with it. Made for PAC Spring 2008.

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Sarah_Jayne April 04, 2008

What a simple and simply delicious idea! I loved this sandwich - it reminded me of a Monte Cristo sandwich but without the guilt! I used Italian bread and made it with provolone and strawberry preserves. I think that pepper-jack with peach preserves and cheddar with apple butter would also be great. Looking forward to trying differend combos...thanks for posting this!

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loof November 30, 2007

Oh *YUM* what a treat! I made mine with whole wheat oatnut bread, veggie _cheese_ slices and mango jam. My belly couldn't decide - is this lunch or dessert? ;-) Thanks for sharing such a terrific idea! No more boring cardboard sandwiches for me!

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SusieQusie November 15, 2007

Really, almost any combo of bread, cheese and jam/preserves will work. I saw an episode of the "Ham on the Street" TV show on Food Network, and they played Grilled Cheese Lotto. They basically randomly selected a type of bread (white, wheat, rye, sour dough, etc.), a type of cheese (brie, swiss, cheddar, etc..), and a type of jam/preserves (strawberry, hot jalapeno, orange marmalade, etc..) and regardless of the combo they were good. We tried it at home and everyone said it was good.

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MathMom.calif June 25, 2007

Yum. I had put my sugar free peach spread on the bread when I realized we were out of mozzarella. Bummer! So I used a slice of low fat cheddar and it was quite tasty. Cooked it in the sandwhich maker and it was lovely. Great concept toni!

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ladypit June 25, 2007

This is a wonderful taste treat. I used reduced fat swiss cheese and low-sugar orange marmalade. For a nice change one could add a slice of ham or smoked turkey breast. I served this for a solo lunch with Tossed Romaine and Orange Salad to complete the meal.

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PaulaG April 03, 2007
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