Vanilla extract, cinnamon, maple syrup and almonds give the classic Monte Cristo sandwich a sweet and nutty twist.

Source: Midwest Living

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Recipe Summary

total:
25 mins
Servings:
6
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a medium bowl, beat eggs, half-and-half or light cream, vanilla, and cinnamon until well mixed. Pour into a shallow pan or dish. Set aside.

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  • For each sandwich, tuck a generous amount of ham between two slices of cheese; place between two slices of the white bread.

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  • Dip sandwiches in egg mixture. Cook on a hot, buttered griddle or in a buttered nonstick skillet until golden, turning once.

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  • Cut each sandwich in half diagonally and arrange on six plates. Garnish with almonds and sifted powdered sugar. Pass maple syrup.

Nutrition Facts

461 calories; total fat 23g; saturated fat 11g; polyunsaturated fat 2g; monounsaturated fat 7g; cholesterol 127mg; sodium 760mg; potassium 168mg; carbohydrates 43g; fiber 1g; sugar 20g; protein 23g; trans fatty acidg; vitamin a 528IU; vitamin cmg; thiaminmg; riboflavin 1mg; niacin equivalents 2mg; vitamin b6mg; folate 45mcg; vitamin b12 1mcg; calcium 409mg; iron 2mg.

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