Apple Butter, Dark Chocolate, and Cheddar Grilled Cheese

Smoky cheddar cheese and dark chocolate are brought together by the sweetness of apple butter, perfect for when you’re craving comfort food.

Serves 1


2 slices sourdough bread 1 tablespoon unsalted butter, melted ½ oz fine dark chocolate, grated 2 ¼ oz smoked sharp cheddar cheese, grated 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon apple butter

For the chocolate, buy a block of fine dark chocolate and grate it. I opted for a 55% cacao dark chocolate that balances bitter and sweet. And for the apple butter, I used a local (Maryland) variety, McCutcheon's.more

Preheat a cast iron skillet to medium-low heat.

Place bread on a cutting board, and brush the melted butter on