28 Sandwich Maker Recipes for Your Hunger Pangs

28 Sandwich Maker Recipes

A sandwich maker is the most feasible option on days when you are running late. It saves your time and prepares a delicious recipe without the hassle of toasting it on a pan. 

The number of times I have failed to flip my sandwich is innumerable. So, I decided to switch to a sandwich maker. To your surprise, it just doesn’t make sandwiches but also toasties and cakes. 

You will be stunned to know the number of dishes and the customization you can do with a sandwich maker. Here are some of the sandwich maker recipes from my kitchen. The recipes taste heavenly and can be given a personal touch as per your preference.

The number of times I have failed to flip my sandwich is innumerable. So, I decided to switch to a sandwich maker. To your surprise, it just doesn’t make sandwiches but also toasties and cakes. 

You will be stunned to know the number of dishes and the customization you can do with a sandwich maker. Here are some of the sandwich maker recipes from my kitchen. The recipes taste heavenly and can be given a personal touch as per your preference. 

1. Bombay Omelette Toasties

A Bombay-style sandwich that is loaded with spices and veggies. You can feel a burst of flavors the moment it goes inside your mouth. 

The Bombay Omelette Toasties are made by combining eggs with chilies, spices, spring onions, and tomatoes. Layer one side of the bread with butter, place the mixture, and then close the sandwich. 

Once the toasties are golden brown, switch off the gas stove and then serve the toast immediately. You can pair it with a mint chutney for a classic Bombay-style toastie. It has the right spice hit. 

2. Cheesy Grilled Chicken Bacon Panini

A meaty and cheesy panini is my comfort food. It makes a great breakfast option for days when it’s raining. I usually have this sandwich with a hot cup of tea. 

The cheesy Grilled Chicken Bacon Sandwich is prepared by layering the sandwich with butter or oil, and then you assemble the ingredients. Put the chicken, bacon, caramelized onions, spinach, and cheese together.

Once done, allow it to grill for some time. You will achieve a golden brown top with the cheese oozing out. This marks that the sandwich or panini has been made. 

3. Pillow Cake with Sandwich Maker

Could you have ever imagined baking a cake on a sandwich maker? Well, I would have never imagined until I made one. This is the softest cake you will ever see. 

The pillow cake is made by combining wet and dry ingredients. It is prepared by stirring eggs, flour, vanilla essence, oil, milk, sugar, and all-purpose flour. 

Add this batter to the sandwich maker. Once it gives a green signal, turn it off and let the cake cool down for a while. Your pillow cake is now ready to serve. You can dust it with sugar or cocoa powder. 

4. Oreo Cake Triangles

Who loves dipping their Oreos in milk? Oreos are one of the best chocolate biscuits ever invented. This recipe has a delicious Oreo cake with a creamy topping. 

Oreo cake triangles are prepared by combining ingredients like cocoa, milk, oil, sugar, eggs, vanilla extract, baking soda, and flour. Once the batter is prepared, pour it into the sandwich maker. 

You can prepare the topping by mixing icing sugar, cream, butter, and Oreo cookies. Top your Oreo cake with this creamy, flavorful topping, and enjoy this chocolate delicacy. 

5. Strawberry Stuffed French Toast

If you like a good French toast recipe as your breakfast, then try making strawberry-stuffed French toast. It is prepared in a similar fashion, and the bread is stuffed with strawberries and cream cheese. 

Layer your bread slices and coat them with sweetened cream cheese. Once done, add in the strawberries and dip the bread slices into an egg mixture prepared by beating eggs and combining with milk. 

Start your sandwich maker. Wait till the slices turn brown. The sweet strawberry sandwich is ready. You can dust it with icing sugar. 

6. Grilled Pizza Pockets

These easiest grilled pizza pockets taste cheesy and pepperoni. Grilled pizza pockets are made from minimal ingredients. 

Start by layering the sandwich maker with slices. You can choose to add butter and then top it with pepperoni slices. Pour mozzarella cheese on the top and then cover it with another slice. 

Once it’s done, serve the grilled pizza pockets with pizza sauce for that extra punch. You can also add seasonings like oregano to get that pizza vibe. 

7. Egg White, Turkey Sausage, and Cheddar Breakfast Sandwich

A wholesome breakfast recipe with a lot of protein. This can be one of the ideal sandwich recipes for gym freaks. It has egg whites, cheese, and sausages. 

For this recipe, you can use whole-wheat English muffins to give it a more healthy approach. Layer one side of the bread with cheese and sausages. The other side of the bread is layered with egg whites. 

Close the sandwich maker and let it cook till the cheese oozes out and the bread turns slightly brown in color. Once done, serve it hot with your favorite dip. 

8. Eggplant Panini with Pesto

If you are not a huge fan of eggplant, then this recipe will be a game-changer for you. An eggplant panini with pesto is a classic recipe filled with the deliciousness of pesto combined with cheese and eggplant. 

You start by grilling your eggplant and then layering it on the sandwich with tomatoes, mozzarella cheese, and pesto. Once done, close the other layer with bread. You can use butter to spread on the bread slices. 

Before grilling the eggplant, make sure you release the moisture and season it well. You can serve the panini with tomato ketchup. 

9. Bacon, Egg, and Cheese Breakfast Sandwich

Another breakfast recipe for students and office-going people. This is easy to make, and has protein combined with the goodness of cheese. 

Start by assembling your sandwich. Add the English muffin, then add a layer of cheese and bacon. On the other side, add eggs and close the sandwich. Let it cook for a while till the eggs are made. You can season the sandwich with salt and pepper.

Once done, you can serve it with sautéed veggies to make a wholesome meal. This is a great option for breakfast as well as lunch. 

10. Chicken & Cheese Quesadillas

Quesadillas are beautiful triangle-shaped delicacies loaded with veggies and spices. You can make a vegetarian quesadilla, but this one has chicken. 

Chicken and cheese make a great combination for quesadillas. You can start by layering the tortillas with sour cream, cheese, veggies, guacamole, salsa, and chicken. Once done, close the sandwich maker and let it prepare the quesadillas. 

You can serve the chicken and cheese quesadillas with in-house salsa or dip. The flavorful triangle-shaped meal is a good appetizer option. 

11. Keto Hot Pizza Pockets

A keto hot pizza pocket is one of the coolest sandwich-maker recipes. It’s a keto version of pizza pockets, but with an extra punch of flavor. 

You prepare the dough from cheese and almond flour mixed with eggs and salt. Once done, you can use an oven or sandwich maker to place the dough slices on. 

Fill your dough with toppings of your choice. You can add veggies, cheese, pepperoni slices, and tomato paste. Make your pockets and relish these hot, in-house flavored pizza pockets. 

12. Potato Sandwich 

A classic potato sandwich that is prepared in most Indian households. It’s flavorful and made of your good old versatile buddies, potatoes. 

You can prepare the potato filling by mashing potatoes and combining them with cumin seeds and spices like cumin powder, chaat masala, pepper, etc. Once done, pour the mixture into the slices. 

Drizzle some oil or butter on top, and then let it prepare the sandwich. Once done, serve it with mint chutney or tomato ketchup. You can add onions to the mixture too.

13. Spaghetti and Cheese Jaffles

Everyone knows waffles. But have you ever tried jaffles? If not, this is your sign to make and eat this delicious recipe. Jaffles are similar to toasties but with different patterns on the top. 

It’s one of the filling recipes. You can use normal or whole-wheat spaghetti. Layer one side of bread with cheese and spaghetti. For the other side, layer it with a spread of your choice. Place it in a sandwich or jaffle maker. 

Once done, serve it hot with a dip of your choice. You can use different or the same bread slices for this one. I use multi-grain slices. 

14. Pepperoni Pizza Grilled Sandwiches

A flavorsome pepperoni sandwich, which is an excellent option for breakfast. Pepperoni or sausages are used a lot more in sandwiches than any other meat. 

Make the meat mixture by combining pepperoni, pizza sauce, sausages, garlic powder, and salt. Once done, add cheese to one side and mixture to the other. Spread butter on the outside of the slices. 

Close the sandwich maker and prepare your grilled version. Once done, serve it hot with a sauce. The delicious cheese and pepperoni sandwich is ready.

15. Avocado and Baked Bean Jaffles

An avocado and baked bean jaffle looks extremely delicious and nutritious. It is prepared in a different manner compared to the normal sandwich recipes. 

Dip your bread slices into the egg mixture and then put bacon slices or strips on them. Inside the slices, put baked beans and avocados. Put the other top on and let it prepare the jaffle. 

Once the bacon gets well blended into the bread slices and the top turns brown, remove it from the maker. Serve it with mayo dip and relish an appetizing jaffle. 

16. Caramelized Pear and Gorgonzola Toasties

One of the innovative sandwich maker recipes which has Gorgonzola and pear. Have you ever tried pears in a sandwich? If not, now’s the time. 

Start by caramelizing your pears in sugar and then set them aside while you assemble your sandwich. Spread a layer of butter and then top it with caramelized pears along with Gorgonzola or blue cheese.

Place the other slice and close the maker. Once done, serve it with a sweet sauce to add an extra hint of sweetness to the whole recipe. You will enjoy this innovation.

17. Chicken Veggie Pockets

Unlike other pocket recipes, this has the goodness of chicken as well as veggies combined with flavorful spices. You are going to relish these pockets filled with flavor. 

Prepare the batter by combining eggs, flour, and baking powder. Pour oil, followed by chicken and veggies. Add in salt, pepper, and red chili flakes. Make sure the batter is not too runny. 

Once the batter is prepared, place it in the sandwich maker. Make sure the batter doesn’t flow out and is thick enough. The fluffiness of these pockets comes from eggs and baking powder. Savor these delectable pockets. 

18. Tomato, Feta, and Avocado Toastie 

An easy toastie recipe made from minimal ingredients. You just need four ingredients for this recipe, and a flavorful toastie would be prepared in no time. 

Spread butter on both slices and then layer with tomato, feta, and avocado slices. Once done, cover the top and toast it in a toastie maker. Make sure it has a nice crispy top. 

You can serve it with fresh salad or even fries if you want a junk meal. The flavorful toastie can be seasoned with pepper and salt. 

19. Lina’s Chili Dogs 

These chili dogs are spicy and flavorsome that they will impart an impression impossible to forget. You should try this recipe if you have a good spice tolerance or want an adventure ride to the spice kingdom. 

Lina’s Chili Dogs are prepared by layering chili followed by sliced hot dogs on the bread slices. To counter the spice, add cheddar cheese and onions. Once done, put the other slice and spread a layer of butter on top. 

The spicy Lina’s Chili Dogs make one of the greatest spicy sandwich recipes, filled with cheese and hot dogs. You can serve it with a delightful tangy sauce. 

20. Eggless Lemon Pillow Cake

This is an eggless pillow cake recipe with a punch of lemon. Without eggs, using baking powder and soda, you can make a fluffy pillow cake in a sandwich maker.

This eggless cake is made by combining flour, baking powder, baking soda, milk, lemon zest, sugar, and oil. Once done, pour this batter on the sandwich maker after you drizzle oil or butter on the maker. 

Your fluffy eggless lemon pillow cake is ready. Top it with icing sugar and serve it hot. Enjoy a sweet meal made by a sandwich maker. 

21. Grilled Ham and Cheese Toastie Sandwich

A classic ham sandwich combined with cheese and made on a sandwich maker. Ham and cheese sandwiches are my personal easy-to-make breakfast option. 

Start by spreading a generous layer of butter and then top it with ham, followed by cheese on the other slice. Close the sandwich maker and grill it till you achieve a nice crispy texture.

Once done, serve the hot grilled ham and cheese toastie sandwich with an in-house tangy dip.

22. Featherlight Vanilla Cake

A fluffy vanilla cake recipe which is ideal for tea time or snack time. It has an impressive vanilla flavor made by combining eggs with cake ingredients. 

A featherlight vanilla cake is achieved by mixing vanilla essence with eggs, sugar, oil, flour, and baking powder. Prepare a smooth batter and pour it on the sandwich maker.

Your delicious vanilla cake is ready. You can dust it with icing sugar. It’s simple and has a charming punch to it.

23. Easy Omelets

If you are bored with making and flipping omelets, then a sandwich maker will do it for you with ease. Gather all your favorite omelet ingredients. It’s time to make an omelet on a sandwich maker. 

Whisk your eggs and add salt as well as pepper. Toss in the veggies and meat, if required. Butter or oil the sandwich maker. Pour in the batter and then turn it over once a single side is cooked. 

Your easy, hassle-free omelet is ready. It’s triangular in shape, fluffy, and filled with the goodness of veggies. 

24. Panini Press Hashbrowns

If you love good brown hashbrowns, then a panini press would easily do the job for you. A panini press can make delicious hashbrowns. 

Prepare the potato mixture by combining shredded potatoes, paprika, salt, pepper, and olive oil. Drizzle oil or butter on the panini maker and then spread the mixture evenly. 

Make sure the mixture doesn’t ooze out much, and you achieve a perfectly cooked hashbrown. Turn it over if it’s not cooked properly. 

25. Turkey Patty Melt Panini

A turkey patty melt panini looks similar to a burger but is made in a sandwich maker. You can use Portuguese buns in this recipe. 

Start by making the delicious turkey patties and then refrigerate them for a while before making a panini. Now, layer the buns after spreading oil or butter and pepper jelly with turkey patties and caramelized onions. Put the second bun on top. 

Using a panini maker, cook the bun till it gets a nice crispy brown topping. Once done, enjoy this flavorsome turkey patty melt panini. 

26. Peanut Butter, Banana, and Honey Toastie

Usually, I have peanut butter along with bananas as my pre-workout meal. It also makes a great sweet breakfast option. You can toast it and customize it for more fun. 

Start by buttering the pieces of bread, then add peanut butter topped with bananas and honey for a sweet taste. Once done, put the other bread slice. Ensure it has a smooth texture on top. 

You can switch normal peanut butter with protein chocolate peanut butter if you want. It’s a great snack or pre-workout option to get you started. 

27. Panini Press Ice Cream Drumsticks

I love innovation and trust me, this is surely one of the greatest sandwich-maker recipes you will ever see. You could not have imagined such a different use of a sandwich maker. 

Start by preparing your cone batter by whisking heavy cream with vanilla extract and then mixing it with the rest ingredients. Allow it to set for some time, and then pour the batter into a panini maker. 

Once done, roll the hot panini into the shape of a cone. Make sure you get someone’s help if you are new to cooking. Now, fill the ice cream, followed by dipping it into a chocolate melt. Sprinkle seasoning of your choice and enjoy panini press ice cream drumsticks. 

28. Turkey Brie Apple Panini

A delicious turkey brie apple panini recipe made on a panini maker is a dream. There are certainly a lot of ingredients, but each imparts its own flavor. 

Start by layering apple butter along with brie, turkey, and apple slices. Season your bread well and butter it so that it doesn’t stick. Make sure that you add a generous layer of apple butter. 

You can also season with salt and paper for that extra punch of spice. Once the panini is made, serve it hot for the brie’s taste to come out well. 

Now, you have a diverse collection of sweet and savory sandwich recipes. A sandwich maker is your buddy, which makes everything seem easy. If you loved all these sandwich recipes and would like an additional surprise, then here you go. I love a gourmet sandwich recipe, and here’s my personal favorite.

herbed cheese spinach and tomato gourmet sandwich

Herbed Cheese, Spinach, and Tomato Gourmet Sandwich

A gourmet recipe should have the perfect blend of normal and exotic ingredients. This gourmet sandwich is going to light up your mood with its flavorsome taste and a good mix of veggies.
If you crave a gourmet meal, try making this feasible option, you will thank me later. It’s fun, luscious, and has herbed cream cheese to amplify its taste by another level. Stop waiting and try this recipe out.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Course Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 1
Calories 494 kcal


  • Sandwich Maker
  • Spatula


  • 1 whole wheat English muffin, split
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tbsp tbsp herbed cream cheese
  • 1 tbsp tbsp chopped pepper
  • 1 thin slice of tomato
  • 4 spinach leaves


  • Preheat the breakfast sandwich maker. Spread herbed cream cheese on the bottom half of the English muffin.
  • Lift the cover, top ring, and cooking plate.
  • Now, place half of the muffin, herbed cream cheese side up, in the bottom of the sandwich maker.
  • Top with tomato, spinach, and pepper.
  • Lower cooking plate and top ring. Add an egg to the cooking plate.
  • Top with the remaining muffin half.
  • Close cover. Cook for 4–5 minutes.
  • Move the cooking plate handle clockwise until it stops.
  • Lift the cover and rings and carefully remove the sandwich with a plastic spatula.


Nutritional Value (per serving): 
Total Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Trans Fat: 0g | Unsaturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 215mg | Sodium: 909mg | Carbohydrates: 61g | Fiber: 24g | Sugar: 10g | Protein: 36g
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