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Brie and Fig Grilled Cheese!

A tasty and different grilled cheese sandwich! Another variation: add raspberry jam to one slice of bread and fig to the other, the combo will rock your world!

Course Main Course
Cuisine French
Keyword classic recipe, easy lunch recipe, light recipe
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 7 minutes
Servings 1 serving
Author Linda Spiker


The measurements below are per sandwich:

  • 2 slices of your favorite artisan bread I used a Toasted Sunflower Honey Loaf Gluten free friends use your favorite GF bread.
  • 2-3 slices of double cream brie allow to soften on counter before hand for easier melting
  • Adriatic fig spread
  • butter


  1. Place panini pan on cooktop on med/high heat
  2. Slice bread 1/2" thick, spread one slice generously with fig spread.
  3. Top with 2-3 slices of brie cheese. Top with second slice of bread.
  4. When pan is hot add butter to center of pan.
  5. Use a brush or swirl pan to spread butter out to accommodate sandwich.
  6. Place sandwich on pan and top with press. Lower heat to med/low. Let sit for 2 minutes and then check bottom piece of bread. When golden and crispy turn over and place press on sandwich again.
  7. Allow to cook until cheese is melted and bottom piece of bread is crispy and golden.
  8. Cut in half on the diagonal and serve.