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Monte Cristo Sandwiches

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Ingredients
  White bread slice 4
  Mayonnaise 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Swiss cheese slices 4 (1/8 Inch Thick, Sandwich-Size)
  Cooked ham slice 2 (1/8 To 1/4 Inch Thick)
  Cooked turkey slice 2 (1/8 To 1/4 Inch Thick)
  Egg 1 , slightly beaten
  Half and half/Milk 2 Tablespoon (Light Cream)
  Salt 1 Dash
  Butter/Margarine 4 Tablespoon
  Powdered sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Parsley 1 Tablespoon
  Currant jelly 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

Spread one side of each bread slice with a thin coating of mayonnaise.
On two of the bread slices, place 2 slices cheese and 1 slice each ham and turkey; top with remaining bread slices, mayonnaise side down.
Trim crusts and filling to make edges even, if you like.
Cut each sandwich in half.
Beat egg with half-and-half and salt, then dip sandwiches into egg mixture.
Melt butter in a wide frying pan over medium-high heat; add sandwiches and toast on both sides until cheese melts.
Dust with powdered sugar, garnish with parsley, and serve hot with currant jelly to spoon over.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Fried
Dish: 
Sandwich
Ingredient: 
Meat
Interest: 
Gourmet
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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