Jalapeno Grilled Cheese

Spicy, cheesy, garlicky, buttery goodness!! This jalapeno grilled cheese is the ultimate snack.

Course Snack
Cuisine American
Prep Time 3 minutes
Cook Time 4 minutes
Total Time 7 minutes
Servings 2 toasts
Author Maria Doss


  • 1/2 cup grated cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup grated mozzarella cheese
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 slices buttermilk bread (any type of white bread0
  • 2 tablespoons salted butter, room temperature
  • 1/2 jalapeno pepper,. deseed and sliced thinly


  1. Set oven on broil, with oven rack placed about 6-inches from the heat element. 

  2. Toss minced cheddar, mozzarella and garlic together in a small bowl. 

  3. Butter both sides of each bread slice and place on a baking sheet. Top with sliced jalapenos (use as much as you'd like). Sprinkle evenly with the shredded cheese mixture. 

  4. Broil for 3-4 minutes, until cheese melts. Keep a close eye in the jalapeno cheese toast after about 2 1/2 minutes. 

  5. Serve hot. 

To pack Jalapeno Cheese toast for lunch

  1. Cook and cool jalapeno cheese toast. Cut into triangles and pack into lunch boxes. Microwave for about 30 seconds until hot.