Monte Cristo Sandwich

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by Colorado Lauralee

A battered and grilled sandwich to delight.

Top Review by katia

Wordeful sandwich! I left out the powdered sugar and reduced the butter. But even after I reduced the butter it was still buttery for my taste. I used mustard instead of mayo and I also used whole wheat bread! Thanks Laurale for sharing this tasty recipe! Made it for PAC Fall 2007

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. For each sandwich use 3 slices of bread. Butter one side of bread first, then cover with a slice of ham and a slice of turkey or chicken.
  2. Butter both sides of the second slice of bread and spread with a little mustard or other dressing, if desired.
  3. Place on top of turkey or ham slice and top with 2 thin slices of cheese.
  4. Butter third slice for top; press sandwich lightly and trim crusts.
  5. Cut into halves diagonally and secure with toothpicks.
  6. Beat eggs with milk and salt.
  7. Dip sandwich halves into the egg mixture and fry on a hot skillet or griddle in butter or margarine.
  8. Brown on all sides, adding more butter when necessary.
  9. Dust lightly with powdered sugar & remove toothpicks before serving.

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