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Grilled Cheese Roll Ups Recipe: Easy and Delicious Snack Ideas

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Scrumptious homemade Grilled Cheese Roll Ups

If you’re looking for a fun twist on a classic, Grilled Cheese Roll-Ups are the perfect answer. With just bread, cheese, and butter, you can make a delicious, portable snack that’s great for any time of day.

These roll-ups are not only easy to make but also versatile. You can add your favorite dips or soups to take them to the next level. Imagine enjoying melted cheese inside a crispy, buttery roll—simply mouth-watering!

Kids and adults alike will love these tasty treats. Whether you’re making them for a quick lunch or a tasty snack, Grilled Cheese Roll-Ups are sure to impress. Get ready to elevate your grilled cheese game!

Exact Ingredients (+ Possible Substitutes)


  • White bread works best because it’s soft and easy to roll.
  • Substitute: Whole wheat bread for a healthier option, though it may be a bit harder to roll.


  • Slices of cheese: Cheddar is popular.
  • Substitute: American cheese for a creamier texture, or mozzarella for extra stretch.


  • Melted butter: Adds flavor and helps to brown the roll-ups.
  • Substitute: Olive oil for a slightly different taste and a healthier option.

Optional Add-ins

  • Toothpicks: Can help keep the roll-ups together while cooking.
  • Optional: Garlic powder, herbs, or a touch of mustard can be spread on the bread before adding the cheese for added flavor.

Table for Quick Reference

IngredientAmountPossible Substitutes
White bread6-8 slicesWhole wheat bread
Cheese slices6-8 slicesAmerican or mozzarella
Butter2-3 tablespoons, meltedOlive oil
ToothpicksAs neededOptional

Using these ingredients, you can easily create delicious grilled cheese roll-ups. Substitute based on your preferences or what you have available in your kitchen. Enjoy your cooking!


  1. Prepare the Bread

    • Take a slice of white bread.
    • Cut off the crusts.
    • Use a rolling pin to flatten the bread.
  2. Add Cheese

    • Place a slice of cheese or 2 tablespoons of shredded cheese on each piece of bread.
    • Leave a small strip of bread at one end.
  3. Roll Up the Bread

    • Tightly roll the bread from the cheese-covered end to the plain end.
    • Make sure to roll firmly but gently so the bread doesn’t tear.
  4. Brush with Butter

    • Brush the outside of each roll-up with melted butter.
    • Ensure even coverage to get a nice golden brown color.
  5. Cook

    • Heat a large skillet over medium heat.
    • Place the roll-ups seam-side down in the skillet.
    • Cook until all sides are golden brown and the cheese is melted, turning them as needed.
  6. Serve

    • Remove from the skillet and let cool slightly.
    • Serve warm for the best taste!

Enjoy your delicious grilled cheese roll-ups!

Tips, Tricks & Storing

Tips and Tricks

  • If you don’t have a rolling pin, use a sturdy cup or glass to flatten the bread. You can even use your hands.

  • Cheese choice: Use shredded cheese for easier rolling. Cheddar and mozzarella work great.

  • Roll the bread tightly to keep the cheese from leaking out.

  • Melt butter for a crispy and golden exterior.

  • Avoid firm bread like sourdough—it will crack. Use soft and fresh slices instead.


  • Grilled cheese roll-ups are best eaten fresh, but you can store them in an airtight container in the fridge for up to three days.

  • To reheat: Place them in a skillet over medium heat until warm and crispy again. Avoid using the microwave as it can make the bread soggy.