To make grilled cheese in the oven first preheat your oven to 400 f 205 c and place 2 baking sheets in the oven as it heats. In this easy cooking video i make some grilled cheese sandwiches in my toaster oven.
Put your bread butter side down and spread cheese on it then top with second slice butter side up.
How to make grilled cheese in toaster oven. Flip the grilled cheese with a spatula and toast it for 3 4 minutes. Return the bread to the oven. Depending on your toaster setting your grilled cheese sandwich should pop out in about 2 and a half to 3 minutes.
Top with shredded cheese. Allow to cool and serve. When ready carefully lay sandwich on the heated pan and cook for about 4 minutes.
Prepare a full sandwich stacking one slice on top of the other. Remove the baking sheet and carefully turn the sandwich using a pancake turner. Pre heat your toaster oven to 425 f on the bake setting.
Remove the preheated pan and put the bread in. Place half of the slices butter side down on a cutting board. How to make grilled cheese in a toaster oven i start by adjusting the toaster oven s cooking rack to the bottom position aka the area closest to the heat.
By preheating the pan you re creating a mini griddle. Adjust the cooking rack to the bottom position place an empty sheet pan inside your toaster oven and preheat to 400f on the bake setting. To get a perfect fit of the two slices you must try to push both slices as flush to the bottom of the toaster as possible during the toasting process.
Return the baking sheet to the toaster oven. These grilled cheese sandwiches turned out nice in the toaster oven. Use a spatula to flip the sandwich over so that the other side can get crispy and browned.
Cook until brown about 5 minutes. Next brush one side of each slice of bread with melted butter. This may only take 1 2 minutes if using a powerful broiler.
Watch it like a hawk until the cheese has completely melted and started to bubble there also should be brown patches. Then put 2 slices of cheddar cheese on each of the bread slices. The cheese should be melted once both bread slices are nice and golden.
Place an empty pan inside toaster oven and preheat to 450f on the bake setting. Keeping your oven mitts on open the toaster oven and remove the baking sheet. Spread butter or light mayo on the outside of your bread.
Spread one side of each bread slice with a thin layer of mayonnaise. Cook until cheese begins to bubble and brown. Remove pan flip sandwich and cook for an additional 3 to 4 minutes.
The top slice will land on top of the bottom slice and slide onto the plate. This takes another 3 5 minutes or so but even one minute too long can turn it black. Bake for another 4 to 5 minutes or till you notices the cheese has melted and the outside of the sandwich has a perfect brownness look.
Flip the slices over and spread with apricot preserves. Next place your baking pan on the rack and preheat the toaster oven on the bake setting.