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monte cristo sandwich "bennigans" knock off

Recipe by
mary hendricks
conyers, GA

If you are old enough and remember Bennigans you'll remember the Monte Cristo sandwich .. Oh how I miss those! So here's a rip off of those days gone by to take care of that crave. Serve with raspberry jam to dip in .. YUM!

yield 2 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Pan Fry

Ingredients For monte cristo sandwich "bennigans" knock off

  • 4 slice
    bread, sandwich
  • 6 slice
  • 6 slice
  • 2 Tbsp
    dijon mustard
  • 2-4 slice
    swiss cheese
  • 1
    egg beaten
  • vanilla extract
  • powdered sugar
  • oil
  • toothpicks
  • 1 1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 1/3 c
  • 1 Tbsp
    baking powder
  • salt
  • raspberry jam

How To Make monte cristo sandwich "bennigans" knock off

  • 1
    Mix flour . Salt and baking powderSalt Mix in water egg and a dash of vanilla Mix well and set aside
  • 2
    Heat oil about 1 inch deep
  • 3
    Build sandwich. Bread mustard turkey ham Swiss cheese bread. Secure corners and center with toothpicks
  • 4
    Dip sandwich in batter flipping to coat both sides and edges ... Place in hot oil and fry until golden brown. Remove from oil onto paper towel to drain. Plate sprinkle with powder sugar and cut Serve with raspberry jam