Donut Grilled Cheese

Donut Grilled Cheese

Contributor: Christine Pittman

Yes, this is exactly what you think it is:  A grilled cheese sandwich made using a donut as the bread. And it’s seriously good. No joke!

  • Author: Christine Pittman
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 1 serving 1x


  • 1 Tbsp. butter, softened
  • 1 glazed donut
  • 1 slice sharp cheddar cheese


  1. Slice donut in half.
  2. Spread butter on cut sides.
  3. Lay cheese slice on unbuttered side of one donut half. Top with unbuttered side of other donut half.
  4. Put butter side down into skillet set over medium-low heat
  5. Cook until golden brown on the outside, checking underneath frequently to make sure it isn’t too brown (reduce temperature if it is), about 2-3 minutes.
  6. Flip sandwich and cook on other side until brown and cheese is melted, 2-3 minutes.
  7. Remove from skillet and cut in half.