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Monte Cristo Sandwhich Recipe

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Tamara Hall


1/2 cup honey
1/4 cup apple juice

12 slices very thin white bread8 slices turkey
8 slices ham
8 slices Swiss Cheese

4 eggs, beaten
1/2 cup milk
4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) butter

Dipping Sauce-
In a small saucepan, combine honey and apple juice over
medium heat; cook until simmering. Set aside

Sandwhiches -
Place 4 slices of bread on a cutting board. Top each slice
with 2 slices of turkey and 2 slices ham. Top meat with
another slice of bread. Add 2 slices of cheese on each
sandwhich. Sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste. Top
cheese with reamaining bread slices. Using a sharp knife, cut
off bread crusts, slice each sandwich in half. Insert a
toothpick intp each half to secure.
Preheat oven to 250. In a small bowl, using a wire whisk,
beat eggs and milk. In a large nonstick skillet melt 1
tablespoon butter. Dip 4 sandwhich halves into eggs mixture.
Cook until browned. Add 1 tablespoon butter to the skillet,
remove toothpick and turn sandwhich. Cook until browned.
Transfer sandwhiches to an ungreased baking sheet, place in
oven to keep warm. Repeat for remaining sandwhiches.

Divide dipping sauce among 4 bowls. Serve each whole
sandwhich with 1 bowl dipping sauce.

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Personal Notes:
You can sprinkle a little bit of powdered sugar on top as well




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