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4.67 from 3 votes

Monte Cristo Sandwich

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Course: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Monte Cristo, Monte Cristo Sandwich, Sandwich
Servings: 4


  • 8 slices Texas toast
  • 12 slices turkey
  • 12 slices ham
  • 4 slices Swiss cheese
  • 6 eggs
  • ¼ cup milk
  • 2 tbsp butter, divided
  • mayonnaise
  • Dijon mustard
  • powdered sugar
  • raspberry jam or maple syrup, optional


  • In a shallow bowl, whisk eggs and milk together, set aside.
  • Spread desired about of mayonnaise on 4 slices of bread and Dijon mustard on the other 4 slices.
  • Place 3 slices of turkey, one slice of cheese, and 3 slices of ham on the mayo slice of bread and cover with the mustard bread.
  • Repeat for all 4 sandwiches.
  • Heat 1 tablespoon of butter in a large frying pan or skillet over medium heat.
  • Take one sandwich, at a time, and dip into egg batter, then flip over to coat the other side (like you would for French toast).
  • Place sandwich into frying pan and cook until done, flip over and cook other side.
  • Remove from pan, place on a plate and continue cooking all of the remaining sandwiches, adding the remaining tablespoon of butter between cooking, as needed.
  • Serve warm, dust with powdered sugar and serve with raspberry jam or maple syrup.