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Monte Cristo Sandwiches
Recipe Courtesy of Reasor's
Created quite a while ago by a fine dinner theater restaurant on the West Coast. these hot sandwiches are now known and enjoyed by many people in their own homes
  • 12 Slices White Sandwich Bread
  • Butter or Margarine, softened
  • Baked or Boiled Ham, thinly sliced
  • Chicken or Turkey, sliced cooked
  • Swiss Cheese, thinly sliced
  • 2 Eggs, slightly beaten
  • 3 tablespoons Milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon Salt
  • Dash Black Pepper
  • Cherry Tomatoes or Sliced Tomatoes
  • Cranberry Sauce or Currant Jelly

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  1. Use 3 slices bread for each sandwich.
  2. Butter 4 slices and cover generously with ham and poultry.
  3. Butter 4 more slices of bread on both sides.
  4. Place on top of poultry.
  5. Cover with cheese.
  6. Butter 4 more slices and place on cheese.
  7. Press slightly.
  8. Use toothpicks to hold sandwiches together.
  9. Trim off crusts.
  10. Cut each sandwich diagonally.
  11. Combine eggs, milk, salt and black pepper.
  12. Dip sandwich halves in egg mixture.
  13. Fry slowly on both sides in butter in skillet or on griddle about 10 minutes or until golden brown.
  14. Add more butter as needed.
  15. Remove toothpicks.
  16. Serve sandwiches on warm plates with sharp knives and forks for easy eating.
  17. Garnish with cherry tomatoes or sliced tomatoes.
  18. Pass sauce or jelly.
Servings: 4