Monte cristo sandwich

This was the first meal my wife and i shared on our first date.


  1. 1 loaf french bread
  2. 1 lbs smoked ham deli sliced thin
  3. 16 oz package of sliced swiss cheese
  4. 1 box pancake batter (add water only kind)
  5. Powdered sugar
  6. Vegetable oil for frying
  7. Toothpicks


  1. Slice the french bread in half length wise and layer ham and cheese. Cut the assembled sandwich into 2 in slices

  2. Mix pancake batter according to the directions (it should be thin)

  3. Place the toothpicks into each slice to hold it together while cooking.

  4. Dip the sandwich slices into the pancake batter and cook until golden brown.

  5. Place on paper towels to dry and remove tooth picks. Then lightly dust with powdered sugar.

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