Grilled Cheese Recipe on the 3-Burner Flat Iron Gas Griddle

Calling all grilled cheese lovers! Take the ultimate comfort food to the next level with this Grilled Cheese Trio Recipe with the Cookout Coach. Our trio of cheesy delights combines gooey goodness with crispy perfection, all made on the versatile Char-Griller 3-Burner Flat Iron Gas Griddle. A grilled cheese sandwich only takes a few minutes and is very easy on a griddle grill.

This recipe and video give you 3 different ways to cook grilled cheese sandwiches on a griddle - all at the same time! In this recipe video, you will learn how to:

  • Utilize the versatility of the flat top grill is across all zones of heat
  • Make a Standard American Cheese Grilled Cheese Sandwich
  • Make a Savory Mushroom and Swiss Grilled Cheese
  • And Make a Sweet and Spicy Cheddar Bacon and Pepper Jelly Grilled Cheese
  • All at the same time!
"Take the ultimate comfort food to the next level with this Grilled Cheese Trio Recipe with the Cookout Coach, combining gooey goodness with crispy perfection."

Three Versions of Grilled Cheese at the Same Time

Grilled Cheese Trio - where comfort food meets innovation. Crafted to perfection with a blend of expert techniques, this recipe takes the classic grilled cheese sandwich to new heights. What truly sets this dish up for success is the Char-Griller 3-Burner Flat Iron Griddle. It's even heat distribution ensures that each sandwich achieves the ideal crispy exterior - making the perfect grilled cheese. This griddle recipe is also very kid-friendly! Make a basic grilled cheese for children or picky eaters and at the same time you can take that basic sandwich to a new level with the alternative methods for grilled cheese sandwiches.

Beyond your Basic Grilled Cheese

Learn tips, tricks, and techniques for crafting the perfect Grilled Cheese Trio, all while enjoying the convenience and versatility of the Char-Griller 3-Burner Flat Iron. Whether you're a seasoned grill master or a novice cook, this episode is sure to inspire you to satisfy those cheesy cravings. Get ready to fire up the grill and discover secrets to cheesy perfection with BBQ 101 x Cookout Coach.

Explore more about BBQ 101 in our blog and BBQ 101 Recipes on Char-Griller's YouTube Channel

Join us as we take basic grilling and griddling to a whole new level with our BBQ 101 recipe series with season with Steve "Cookout Coach" Dotson.

Is grilled cheese better on a griddle grill? We certainly think so! With the ability to use multiple cook zones at the same time, a griddle is your best friend for serving up a batch of grilled cheese sandwiches to please the entire family.


About the Flat Iron 3-Burner Gas Griddle

Electronic ignition, easy-to-use burner control knobs and a removable grease tray ensure your griddle cooking experience is seamless and enjoyable. With the ability to sear and sauté your favorite foods, this griddle offers 3 individual burners providing a powerful 36,000 BTU of output with wind guards to ensure you can maintain your desired cooking temperature without losing heat. Elevate your outdoor cooking game with the Char-Griller Flat Iron 3-Burner Gas Griddle.

Grilled Cheese Trio

Cook Time:
0 - 30 min


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  • Main

Nothing brings us back to our childhood like a classic grilled cheese with that perfectly toasted exterior. Experience a more elevated recipe - blending the classics with new twists.


  1. 01

    Begin with the bacon and the mushrooms on the griddle at its highest heat. while flipping the mushrooms add the salt, pepper, and garlic mixture to them. Continue cooking both until the bacon is crispy and the mushrooms are sweated down.


  3. 02

    Turn the heat off on the left side of the griddle, turn the middle burner to half way, and leave the right side on high.


  5. 03

    Apply the mayo evenly to one side of each of the six slices of bread.


  7. 04

    Place one slice of bread mayo side down on the right side of the griddle, topped with two slices of American cheese and another piece of bread.


  9. 05

    Place one slice of bread mayo side down on the right side of the griddle, top with a slice of Swiss cheese, some of the mushrooms, another slice of Swiss cheese and another piece of bread.


  11. 06

    Place one slice of bread mayo side down on the right side of the griddle, top with a slice of cheddar cheese, spread the pepper jelly on the cheese, three strips of bacon, three slices of apple, another piece of cheddar cheese, and a piece of bread.


  13. 07

    Constantly flip the sandwiches to make sure they are toasting evenly while the cheese melts. As needed move them to the middle section of the griddle to slow the toasting process.


  15. 08

    Once the cheese is melted and the bread is toasted cut the sandwiches and serve.