Chocolate French Toast Panini

Treat your family with this distinctive Italian dish! Enjoy these grilled sandwiches filled with chocolate and hazelnuts – ready in 15 minutes.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 15 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

Butter-flavor cooking spray
3/4
cup hazelnut spread with cocoa
12
slices (1/2 inch thick) French bread
1/2
cup chopped hazelnuts (filberts), toasted
1
cup half-and-half
2
eggs
1
teaspoon vanilla
Powdered sugar, if desired

  • 1 Spray closed medium-size contact grill with cooking spray; heat for 5 minutes. Spread 1 tablespoon hazelnut spread over 1 side of each bread slice. Sprinkle 6 slices evenly with hazelnuts. Top each with second bread slice, making 6 sandwiches.
  • 2 In shallow bowl or pie plate, beat half-and-half, eggs and vanilla until well blended.
  • 3 Dip 3 of the sandwiches into egg mixture, turning to coat both sides. When grill is heated, place sandwiches on grill. Close grill; cook 2 to 3 minutes or until golden. Repeat with remaining sandwiches. Sprinkle with powdered sugar, if desired.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
465
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
24g
24%
(Saturated Fat
14g,
14%
),
Sodium
321mg
321%;
Total Carbohydrate
53g
53%
(Dietary Fiber
4g
4%
),
Protein
11g
11%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 4 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.