25 Glorious Ways You Never Knew You Could Upgrade Your Grilled Cheese

Grilled cheese was always one of my favorite sandwiches as a kid, and not much has changed since.

I mean, seriously, if someone ever tells you you're too old to eat grilled cheese for dinner every night of the week, you should probably drop that assh*le like a rock.

You don't need that kind of negativity in your life.

If you happen to love this cheesy childhood snack as much as I do, I have some good news for you.

Tomorrow is National Grilled Cheese Day, so you know what that means.

You can stuff your face with an endless amount of glorious grilled sandwiches without feeling the slightest bit guilty -- because everyone knows calories don't count on the holidays.

If you thought you were being fancy by adding some bacon to your melty American cheese, I hate to break it to you, but you're doing the bougie grilled cheese all wrong.

From grilled cheeses piled high with pulled pork and pineapple to sandwiches stuffed with melty mac and cheese, there are all sorts of ways you can upgrade your simple sandwich and into a tasty grown-up treat.

So in order to help you celebrate this cheesy occasion the right way, we set out to find a bunch of insanely delicious grilled cheese recipes that are so damn good, they should probably be illegal.

Take a look at the pictures below to see these badass bougie grilled cheeses.

Everything Bagel Breakfast Grilled Cheese

Recipe: Peas And crayons

Waffle Tater Tot Grilled Cheese

Recipe: Real Food By Dad

French Toast Grilled Cheese with Apples and Caramel

Recipe: Culinary Cool

Cobb Salad Grilled Cheese

Recipe: Hungry Couple NYC

Buffalo Chicken and Bacon Grilled Cheese

Recipe: Half Baked Harvest

Flaming Cheetos Grilled Cheese

Recipe: Lady and Pups

Bacon Mac and Cheese Melt

Recipe: Real Food By Dad

Steak Fajita Grilled Cheese

Recipe: Cafe Delites

Parmesan Kale Grilled Cheese

Recipe: I Food Real

Taiwanese Popcorn Chicken Grilled Cheese

Recipe: Curious Nut

Loaded Taco Grilled Cheese

Recipe: Cafe Delites

Grilled Cheese with Bacon, Cherries and Basil

Recipe: The Gourmet RD

Pulled Pork and Apple Grilled Cheese

Recipe: Port And Fin

Candied Whiskey Bacon Grilled Cheese Dippers

Recipe: The Cookie Rookie

Roasted Pepper and Gouda Grilled Cheese

Recipe: Live Eat Learn

Mediterranean Grilled Cheese

Recipe: The Almond Eater

Pepperoni Pizza Grilled Cheese

Recipe: Ari's Menu

Meatball Mariana Grilled Cheese

Recipe: This Is My Real Life

Spicy Mango and Ham Grilled Cheese

Recipe: 10th Kitchen

Crab Cake Grilled Cheese

Recipe: Neurotic Baker

BBQ Chicken Grilled Cheese

Recipe: I Wash You Dry

Citrus Chardonnay Cranberry Grilled Cheese

Recipe: Melanie Makes

Nutella Raspberry Grilled Cheese

Recipe: Honest Cooking

Caramelized Pineapple Grilled Cheese with Honied Walnuts

Recipe: An Edible Mosaic

Blackberry Grilled Cheese

Recipe: Nourishing Matters