Monte Cristo Sandwiches



  • 8 slices thinly sliced fully-cooked ham, about 8 ounces
  • 4 slices Swiss cheese, about 4 ounces
  • 8 1/2 inch thick slices bread
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • Directions

    For each sandwich, place about 2 slices ham and 1 slice Swiss cheese between 2 slices of bread. In mixing bowl, whisk together eggs and milk. Dip sandwiches in egg mixture, turning carefully, until well coated and all of mixture is absorbed. Melt butter in large skillet or on griddle. When skillet is hot and butter is bubbly, place sandwiches in skillet and cook slowly for 8-10 minutes; turn and continue cooking until cheese is melted and both sides are golden brown.

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