Cheese Frenchies

Lynnda Cloutier


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 votes



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

Course/Dish: Cheese Appetizers
Regional Style: French

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