Monte Cristo Sandwiches

posted by Queen Bee 10-12-99 11:26 AM

* Exported from MasterCook *

Monte Cristo Sandwiches
Recipe By : Jo Anne Merrill
Serving Size : 6 Preparation Time :0:20
Categories : Sandwiches Quick And Easy Meals
Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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6 turkey slices -- cooked
6 Swiss cheese slices -- thin
6 ham slices, extra lean -- thin
12 bread slices

--- Batter: ---
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 1/3 cups water
1 large egg
vegetable oil
powdered sugar

Place slice each of turkey, cheese, then ham on 6 slices of bread.
Use a good bread that is not too thin. Top with remaining bread slices.
Cut sandwiches into quarters; hold sandwiches together with wooden toothpicks.

Dip quarters into batter. Fry in hot oil until golden brown. Remove toothpicks; sprinkle lightly with powdered sugar.


Sift flour, baking powder and salt together. Add water to egg and slightly beat. Add egg to flour mixture and beat until smooth.

Serve with fresh fruit such as melon balls, grapes and pineapple chunks for an authentic Monte Cristo sandwich.

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