Chipotle Chicken Club Grilled Cheese

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Chipotle Chicken Club Grilled Cheese

April is National Grilled Cheese Month – did you know that?

Any chance I get to use cheese in a recipe creation I am so excited, especially when I can use Arla Dofino Cheese!

You may recall the Ham and Smoked Gouda Quiche I posted a couple of months back? That very quiche is what got my family utterly obsessed with Arla Dofino Smoked Gouda cheese.  We have it in the fridge at all times now.  My kids beg for me to make that quiche.

For this sandwich we used the Chipotle Gouda — oh. my. word.

Chipotle Chicken Club Grilled Cheese

My husband and I ate lunch at this  kitschy restaurant in Captiva Island, Florida, last week, and I had a really yummy sandwich.  That sandwich is what inspired me to make this for National Grilled Cheese Month!

It’s super simple, and can be made outdoors, like we did, or indoors.  Any chance we get to use our grill and patio in Nebraska, we hop to it!

Chipotle Chicken Club Grilled Cheese

One large chicken breast makes three sandwiches, once it’s sliced thinly, then pounded with a meat mallet.  I used cheese bread, sliced it nice and thick, buttered the outside, layered in my grilled chicken, crispy bacon and thick wedges of Arla Dofino Chipotle Gouda Cheese.

Grilled them on both sides til the bread was perfectly toasted, and the cheese was sneaking out the sides, begging to be eaten!

Chipotle Chicken Club Grilled Cheese

I should have taken a photo of the audience behind me while I was grilling.  The whole family, even the dogs! All waiting patiently for dinner to hit their plates!

Chipotle Chicken Club Grilled Cheese

Arla Dofino cheeses are naturally good from farm to fridge. Their cheese is free of added hormones, artificial flavors and preservatives, and crafted with quality, natural ingredients.  Arla Dofino cheeses have been traditionally crafted in Wisconsin for more than 100 years.

Chipotle Chicken Club Grilled Cheese

So the next time you are craving the comfort that you can only get from a grilled cheese sandwich, Try mixing it up — No need to be stuck in the American cheese/white bread rut — Grab some Arla Dofino and build a grilled cheese masterpiece of your own!

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Chipotle Chicken Club Grilled Cheese

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Chipotle Chicken Club Grilled Cheese

In honor or National Grilled Cheese Month I bring you this Chipotle Chicken Club Grilled Cheese. Made with Arla Dofino Chipotle Gouda cheese, chicken and bacon.
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
Total Time15 minutes
Course: Uncategorized
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Chipotle Chicken Club Grilled Cheese
Servings: 3 large sandwiches
Calories: 522kcal
Author: Michaela Kenkel


  • 1 Large chicken breast sliced in 3 thin slices
  • 1 package Arla Dofino Chipotle Gouda Cheese sliced thick
  • 9 slices of bacon cooked crispy
  • Bread
  • Butter
  • Salt


  • Slice one large chicken breast thinly, and pound with a meat mallet. Sprinkle with salt and grilled until cooked.
  • Place one piece of chicken, 3 pieces of bacon and two large slices of Chipotle Gouda cheese between two slices of bread.
  • Butter the outsides of your bread, lay on a grilling griddle. When toasted, flip.
  • Cut and serve hot with tomatoes and pickle slices.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 522kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 41g | Fat: 36g | Saturated Fat: 19g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 15g | Cholesterol: 154mg | Sodium: 1423mg | Sugar: 2g

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