Chocolate French Toast Panini

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

Minutes

Total Time

15

Minutes

Makes

6

servings

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.
Makes 6 servings (1 sandwich)

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 465
    • Total Fat 24g
      • (Saturated Fat 14g,),
    • Sodium 321mg;
    • Total Carbohydrate 53g
      • (Dietary Fiber 4g,
    • Protein 11g;
    Percent Daily Value*:
      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.