Cinder Grill Panini Press Grilled Cheese Recipe

Ultimate Grilled Cheese

Ultimate Grilled Cheese with Bacon and Avocado

Burnt edges and unmelted cheese are a thing of the past. Cinder (and one secret ingredient) will guarantee perfectly crisp, decadently gooey grilled cheese sandwiches every time. Switch out the bacon for caramelized onions for a veggie version of this all-time favorite.

 Cinder Grill Grilled Cheese Recipe


Cinder Grill Grilled Cheese Recipe

Cinder Grill Grilled Cheese Recipe



  • 4 slices sourdough bread
  • 3 tbsps mayonnaise
  • 3oz gruyere cheese, grated
  • 3oz sharp cheddar cheese, grated
  • 2 scallions, thinly sliced
  • 4 slices thick cut bacon
  • 1 avocado, thinly sliced
  • Black pepper


    1. Mix together the gruyere, cheddar, and scallions in a bowl with a generous crack of fresh black pepper. Spread one side of each slice of bread with mayonnaise (this will help make a perfectly brown outer crust with no burning). Flip the slices over and add the cheese mixture to the unspread sides, making two sandwiches. Set your Cinder device to 145°F and add the sandwiches to the grill.

    2. Once the sandwiches have come to temperature, remove them from the grill, wipe down the plates, and set your device to sear mode. Fry the bacon using

    3. Cinder at Sear temperature for 45 seconds until crispy.

    4. Wipe down the bacon grease from the plates using a towel. Let the Cinder cool down before wiping or use oven gloves.

    5. Turn the Cinder back to Sear mode, add the bacon and avocado slices to the sandwiches, then return to the hot plates and sear.