Happy National Grilled Cheese Day! 21 Grilled Cheese Sandwiches So Mouthwateringly Delicious, They're Almost NSFW

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Since we were little kids, grilled cheese has been a gift that keeps on giving. It's so simple, but so beautiful. Grilled cheese is special enough to deserve its own holiday — April 12 is National Grilled Cheese Day! — and what other sandwich can say the same? None. Grilled cheese lovers know that the possibilities for an excellent grilled cheese are nearly endless. From the basic, homemade, served-with-tomato-soup grilled cheese of your childhood, to the far more sophisticated grilled cheese hacks of adulthood, our love is unwavering. Who doesn't have at least one childhood memory involving grilled cheese, and probably a snow day, all in one? They seem to go hand in hand, in my opinion. It's a comfort food that never gets old.

Plus, it's such a simple thing to make. Two slices of bread, some cheese, and you're about ready to go. Even the most culinary challenged can handle that. Whether you're at home making it in your kitchen, or having the fanciest chef in the world whip it up for you, here are some of the most mouthwatering, guaranteed-to-make-you-hungry examples of grilled cheese sandwiches in honor of National Grilled Cheese Day... not that you needed more convincing that this is the best sandwich of all time.

1. Avocado & Bacon Grilled Cheese

Avocado and cheese are two of the main food groups, as far as I know, so this sandwich from Table for Two hits all the marks. I mean, just look at it!

2. Mac & Cheese Grilled Cheese

Is this the best of both worlds or what? Mac and cheese is amazing on its own. Put it inside of a grilled cheese sandwich? It can only get better from there.

3. Goat Cheese & Asparagus Grilled Cheese

There's some green in there, which means it's better for you, right? One can pretend. This is one green sandwich I can get on board with! Simple and delicious, from Confections of a Foodie Bride.

4. Gluten-Free Grilled Cheese With Kale And Tomato

Whether you're on a health kick or you can't have gluten, this one is for you. No one should miss out on National Grilled Cheese Day, and this kale and tomato-inclusive sandwich is the perfect solution.

5. Habanero Jack Cheese Grilled Cheese

Spicy anything is automatically better, in my opinion. That definitely goes for this fiery looking grilled cheese!

6. Pepperoni Panini

Not exactly a grilled cheese, but the two main ingredients are there, and a little pepperoni never hurt anyone! A pizza grilled cheese is definitely worth trying, as Big Girls Small Kitchen knows.

7. Grilled Cheese With Caramelized Cherry-Onion Marmalade

I mean. This looks like a giant slice of garlic bread, with cheese. There's pretty much nothing more I could want, to be honest.

8. Grilled Fontina With Vegetables

Add some more vegetables for the perfect light, spring lunch! This sandwich from Big Girls Small Kitchen has got the right idea.

9. Sriracha Grilled Cheese

Sriracha just adds a little extra ZING to whatever you're eating, and grilled cheese is no different!

10. Grilled Cheese Sandwich With Broccolini, Sautéed Red Onions, & Red Pepper Flakes

If you're feeling really gourmet, this amazing medley of veggies and cheese from Blogging Over Thyme will be right up your alley. It's a veggie-lover's dream.

11. Classic Grilled Cheese On Sourdough

Because you can never go wrong with a classic: grilled cheese and tomato soup.

12. Grilled Cheese & Chocolate Sandwich With Ganache Dipping Sauce

I had some questions about this one from Climbing Grier Mountain at first, too, but it just looks so good, you have to give it the benefit of the doubt. This one doubles as lunch and dessert.

13. BCT: Bacon, Cheese, Tomato

Lose the lettuce, add some cheese, and you're good to go!

14. Huevos Rancheros Grilled Cheese

Climbing Grier Mountain proves that grilled cheese works for every meal.

15. Grilled Cheese On Waffles: The Maple Monte Cristo

Another great use of breakfast foods in combination with grilled cheese — a waffle sandwich!

16. Pizza Margherita Grilled Cheese

Cooking for Keeps combines two more favorites: pizza and grilled cheese! Cheese on cheese on cheese.

17. Turkey And Grilled Goat Cheese

Just a little tweak on a classic grilled cheese can make all the difference.

18. Burrata And Jalapeno Corn Grilled Cheese

Climbing Grier Mountain is bringing me to the conclusion that there's next to nothing that won't work in a grilled cheese, proving its magic once and for all.

19. Pineapple Bacon BBQ Chicken Grilled Cheese

There's a lot going on here, but it's definitely something I wouldn't be opposed to trying, after looking at it.

20. Buffalo Chicken Grilled Cheese

Bufflalo chicken and grilled cheese? Foodie Crush can sign me up!

21. Grilled Onion BBQ Pulled Pork Grilled Cheese

Am I being overdramatic if I say this pulled pork grilled cheese is one of the most beautiful things I've ever seen? Tony Roma's knows what's up.

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