If you and your family love pairing cheese with something sweet than you will love this recipe for a Skinny Apple Cinnamon Raisin Grill Cheese Sandwich. You can substitute Swiss Cheese with any flavor of cheese that you like or to save even more calories you can spread 1 wedge of the Laughing Cow Cheese Spread onto bread instead of using a cheese slice. You and your whole family will love this recipe and it makes a perfect lunch box snack.

Skinny Mom Fact: April is national grilled cheese sandwich month and grilled cheese sandwiches officially showed up in America in the 1920s.

Skinny Apple Cinnamon Rasin Grilled Cheese

Serving Size: 1 Sandwich

Ingredients

  • 2 slices of whole grain cinnamon raisin bread
  • 1 slice reduced-fat Swiss cheese or part skim Swiss cheese
  • 1/4 small apple, cut into thin slices
  • 2 tsp light butter

Instructions

  1. Spread butter on one side of each slice of cinnamon raisin bread (you can use a butter pan spray instead as well).
  2. Heat a large skillet pan over medium-low heat or you can use a heated sandwich maker.
  3. Once the pan is warm, add one slice of bread, buttered side down, then top with half of the cheese, all of the apple slices, and finally the remaining cheese.
  4. Close the sandwich with the second slice of cinnamon raisin bread, buttered side up.
  5. Grill until the bread is toasted and the cheese is melted, around 3 minutes per side.
  6. Serve with a healthy side of carrot sticks or celery.

Nutrition Information

Calories: 230

Fat: 6g

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