Nerd Food: Island Style Grilled Cheese from Disney’s Aulani Resort

Looking to add a little island flair to your life? Disney’s got you covered! This delicious-looking Island Style Grilled Cheese is just what you need to take you away to paradise — even for only a few brief moments.


  • 8 slices sourdough bread
  • 1⁄2 stick softened butter
  • 8 slices ham
  • 1 cup crushed pineapple, drained
  • 4 slices Swiss Cheese
  • 4 slices cheddar cheese


  • Place bread slices onto parchment paper and spread butter on tops of each.
  • Heat large skillet over medium heat.
  • In batches, place a buttered side piece of bread face down into skillet then layer with 2 slices of ham, 2 tablespoons of crushed pineapple, a slice of Swiss cheese and a slice of cheddar cheese.
  • Place another slice of bread on top buttered side up.
  • Grill each side of bread until golden brown and cheese melted.
  • Continue until all sandwiches have been made.
  • Slice each sandwich in half and serve warm with a green salad.

Makes 4 servings.

About Veronica Webb

Veronica Webb is a self professed comic book nerd, with a strong focus on Archie and Golden Age comics. She also enjoys Disney World more than the average person, and bad movies. Speed Racer is one of her favorite movies. Seriously.