Blackberry-Smash Toasted Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

Drizzle honey over the cheese, and top evenly with smashed berries. Summer perfection.

blackberry toasted cheese sandwiches

Recipe by Vallery Lomas

This recipe originally appeared in our Summer 2021 issue. Get the magazine here.

Start to Finish: 15 minutes

Servings: Makes 2 sandwiches


  • 1 cup blackberries
  • 4 slices bread
  • 4 oz. Brie, sliced into 1/4-inch-thick planks
  • 2 tsp. honey


1. Preheat the oven to 425°. In a small bowl, toss the blackberries with a pinch of salt. Lightly smash with a fork.

2. Arrange the bread slices in a single layer on a baking sheet. Top two bread slices evenly with Brie. Bake until the bread is toasted and the cheese is very melty, about 8 minutes. 

3. Remove the bread from the oven. Drizzle the honey over the cheese, then top evenly with the smashed berries and remaining bread slices.

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