Gourmet Cheese and Pesto Paninis

Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 12 minutes


  • 4 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup prepared pesto sauce
  • 8 slices (7 to 8-inch wide) Italian style bread
  • 6 ounces sliced cheddar cheese
  • 6 ounces sliced fontina cheese
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons Full Circle Market Organic Butter, melted
  • 12 large fresh leaves Full Circle Market Organic Basil


Combine cream cheese and pesto sauce; spread about 2 tablespoons on one side of 4 slices of bread. Layer 1½ ounce cheddar then 1½ ounce fontina over pesto cream cheese on each sandwich. Place 3 basil leaves over fontina on each sandwich and cover with remaining bread slices. Lightly brush butter over outsides of all bread slices. Cook sandwiches on an electric Panini griddle set at medium heat or stove top griddle until cheese is melted and bread is golden brown. 4 servings.

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