Apple Cream Cheese-Stuffed French Toast

Recipe by Lainey39

This could be breakfast or dessert! From Ladies Home Journal.

Top Review by Andorbal

I agree with another commenter: I was scared this recipe was going to be too sweet, but it actually wasn't that sweet at all. The cream cheese filling was sooo good!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In medium bowl, stir together cream cheese, confectioners' sugar, 1/2 t cinnamon and the ginger until combined well; set aside.
  2. In large bowl, toss together apples, granulated sugar and 1 t cinnamon.
  3. In a large nonstick skillet, melt 4 T butter over high heat.
  4. Add apple mixture and cook, stirring occasionally, until just softened, about 8 minutes.
  5. Remove from heat.
  6. In a 13-by-9-inch shallow dish, whisk together milk, eggs, and remaining 1/2 t cinnamon; set aside.
  7. Spread a heaping 1/4 cup cream-cheese mixture onto each of 4 bread slices.
  8. Top each with 2 T nuts and 6-8 apple slices.
  9. Cover with remaining 4 bread slices to make sandwiches.
  10. Soak 2 sandwiches at a time in milk-egg mixture 5 minutes per side.
  11. Add maple syrup to remaining apples in skillet and stir to combine.
  12. Heat a griddle or large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.
  13. Add 1 T oil and 1 T butter to pan.
  14. Add 2 sandwiches and cook, turning once, until golden brown, 6-8 minutes.
  15. Repeat with remaining 1 T oil, 1 T butter and the sandwiches.
  16. Cut sandwiches in half and serve immediately topped with apples in syrup.
  17. Garnish with toasted nuts, if desired.

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