Dinner, Kid-Friendly, Lunch

Baked “Grilled” Cheese with Sweet Potato Fries

  • Prep 20 mins
  • Preheat 3 mins
  • Top Oven 10 mins
  • Bottom Oven 30 mins
  • Total 53 mins
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

TIP: Classic or gluten-free bread can be used. Add 5 to 10 minutes to cook time for desired level of browning.

TIP: Sub in vegan cheese and butter for a dairy-free option.


  • Contains Milk/Dairy
  • Contains Wheat

Tip: Allergy Advice

This dish contains the following allergens: Milk/Dairy, Wheat

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  • 8 slices American cheese
  • 4 slices cheddar cheese
  • 8 slices bread of choice
  • 4-6 tablespoons butter, softened


  • 2 medium sweet potatoes, peeled, cut into 1/4-inch-thick sticks
  • 2 tablespoons canola or olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Ground black pepper, as desired


  • Large Bowl
  • Step 1

    To prepare the grilled cheese sandwiches, place 2 slices of American cheese and 1 slice of cheddar cheese on one piece of bread, then close with a second piece of bread. Evenly cover the outside of the bread slices with butter. Repeat with remaining cheese and bread, then place sandwiches on sheet pan.

  • Step 2

    To prepare the sweet potato fries, add all bottom oven ingredients to a large bowl and toss to combine, then transfer to the Air Fry Basket.

  • Step 3

    Press BOTTOM and turn dial until AIR FRY is illuminated. Press TEMP and set to 375°F, then press TIME and set to 30 minutes. Press START/STOP to begin preheating.

  • Step 4

    When bottom oven is preheated, insert Air Fry Basket in LEVEL 2 position. Close door to begin cooking.

  • Step 5

    Press TOP and turn dial until BAKE is illuminated. Press TEMP/SHADE and set to 400°F, then press TIME/SLICES and set to 10 minutes. Press START/STOP to begin preheating.

  • Step 6

    When top oven is preheated, place sheet pan with sandwiches on the rack.

  • Step 7

    When cooking is complete, serve grilled cheese and sweet potato fries immediately.