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cheese frenchies

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Lynnda Cloutier
Mission Viejo, CA

These fried mini grilled cheeses are a favorite at first bite. You can dip the sandwiches in ketchup for a real taste treat.Unknown Source

(2 ratings)

Ingredients For cheese frenchies

  • 1 1/2 sleeves ritz crackers, (50 crackers), pulsed in a food processor to coarse crumbs
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 8 slices hearty white sandwich bread
  • 6 slices american cheese
  • 3 to 4 quarts vegetable oil

How To Make cheese frenchies

  • 1
    Line large rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper. Spread cracker crumbs in shallow dish. Whisk milk and eggs together in medium bowl.
  • 2
    Spread 1 Tbsp. of the mayonnaise on one side of each slice of bread. Arrange 1 1/2 slices of cheese on 4 of the slices of bread and top with remaining 4 slices bread, with the mayonnaise side facing the cheese. Cut each sandwich diagonally into quarters.
  • 3
    One at a time, dip sandwich quarters into egg mixture, then coat with the cracker crumbs, pressing to adhere. Put on the prepared baking sheet and refrigerate til set, about 1 hour. Pour oil into large Dutch oven til it measures 2 inches deep. Heat oil to 375 degrees over medium high heat.
  • 4
    Lay half of the chilled sandwich quarters in oil and fry til golden brown on both sides, 2 to 3 minutes, flipping halfway through. Transfer sandwich quarters to a large paper towel lined plate to drain briefly. Repeat with remaining sandwich quarters. Serve. Serves 4

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