Monte Cristos
INGREDIENTS
  • Sandwich:
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/4 C milk (approx)
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • pinch of sugar
  • pinch of salt
  • 6 slices of bread
  • 6 slices of swiss
  • sliced ham
  • sliced turkey
  • Dijon mustard
  • butter
  • Sauce:
  • 1 16oz can whole berry cranberry sauce
  • 1/4 C maple syrup
  • salt & pepper to taste
DIRECTIONS
  1. Sandwich:
  2. Preheat oven to 350F
  3. Whisk together eggs, milk, vanilla, cinnamon, sugar and salt.
  4. Assemble sandwiches (make them to your liking - maybe you like more meat or less.. however you like it)
  5. Melt butter in a skillet.
  6. Dip entire assembled sandwich into egg mixture and place dipped sandwich in hot skillet.
  7. Cook sandwiches until golden and flip.
  8. When the other side is golden, remove to a cookie sheet and bake in 350F oven until cheese is all melty and sandwich is heated through.
  9. Sauce:
  10. Combine all ingredients in a sauce pan and stir until warmed through.
  11. Serve sandwiches with chunky sauce!
  12. I like the sauce inside the sandwich.
RECIPE BACKSTORY
I've always wanted to try these. I saw them on TV recently where Aaron McCargo Jr was making them. I changed up the sauce, because I thought they'd be nicer with a warm chunky sauce, instead of a cold syrupy sauce. Plus I added Dijon.... YUM!