How to Make a Cinnamon Roll Grilled Cheese With Hot Pepper Jelly

03/26/2015 10:30 am ET | Updated May 26, 2015

When the folks at Cinnabon decided to get into the pizza game last year, we initially winced. Not because the idea of a hybridized cinnamon roll/pizza monster wasn't appealing. But because we knew we could do better. Behold: the cinnamon roll grilled cheese, a savory take on the only thing your Mom knows how to cook, complete with melted sharp cheddar and hot pepper jelly. Your move, Cinnabon.


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Cinnamon Bun Grilled Cheese Recipe

Total Time: 6 minutes
Yield: 1 sandwich


2 slices cinnamon raisin bread (Trader Joe's cinnamon roll bread is particularly good)
1 tablespoon unsalted butter, softened
4 ounces extra-sharp cheddar, grated
2 tablespoons hot pepper jelly

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