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Mini Monte Cristo Sandwiches

No recipe image available.Mini ham and Swiss cheese sandwiches dipped in an onion-seasoned egg mixture and fried in butter.

Recipe Ingredients:

6 tablespoons butter - divided use
2 tablespoons prepared mustard
8 slices of wheat bread
4 ounces Swiss cheese, sliced
4 ounces ham, sliced
3 large eggs
1/2 cup milk
1 (2.4-ounce) package dry onion soup mix

Cooking Directions:

  1. Blend 2 tablespoons of of butter with prepared mustard; divide among slices of bread, spreading evenly.
  2. Divide sliced Swiss cheese and sliced cooked ham equally among half the bread slices (butter side should be facing up so that it will be inside the sandwiches); top with remaining bread, buttered sides also facing in.
  3. Cut each sandwich into 4 triangles; set aside. Beat eggs, milk and dry onion soup mix in a medium bowl until well blended.
  4. Dip the sandwiches in the egg mixture, coating well.
  5. In a large skillet, melt remaining butter, using up to 1 tablespoon per sandwich. Cook the sandwiches, 1 or 2 at a time over medium heat, turning once, until they are golden and the cheese begins to melt. Keep warm and serve immediately when finished.

Makes 8 servings.