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Cranberry Monte Cristo Sandwiches

cranberry monte cristo sandwiches Appetizer
Cranberry Monte Cristo Sandwiches
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 45 min
  • Servings 16

Looking for tasty baked appetizers? Enjoy bread filled with turkey and cheese coated with egg mixture and cereal; served with cranberry sauce - perfect appetizers for a party.

Updated February 13, 2011

Ingredients

  • 1/2
    cup sour cream
  • 1/4
    cup canned whole berry cranberry sauce
  • 8
    slices whole-grain bread, crusts removed
  • 4
    teaspoons mustard
  • 8
    teaspoons canned whole berry cranberry sauce
  • 2
    ounces thinly sliced cooked turkey
  • 2
    ounces thinly sliced Swiss cheese
  • 3
    cups cornflakes cereal, crushed
  • 2
    eggs
  • 1/4
    cup milk
  • 2
    teaspoons sugar
  • 1/8
    teaspoon salt
  • 1/4
    cup margarine or butter, melted

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 425°. Spray jelly roll pan, 15 1/2x10 1/2x1 inch, with cooking spray. Mix sour cream and 1/4 cup cranberry sauce until well blended. Cover and refrigerate until serving time.
  • 2
    Spread 4 bread slices with 1 teaspoon mustard each. Spread remaining bread slices with 2 teaspoons cranberry sauce each. Place turkey and cheese on mustard-spread bread slices. Top with remaining bread slices, cranberry sides down. Cut each sandwich into fourths.
  • 3
    Place crushed cereal in shallow bowl. Beat eggs in another shallow bowl; beat in milk, sugar and salt until blended. Dip each sandwich into egg mixture, then coat with cereal. Place in pan. Drizzle margarine over top slices of sandwiches.
  • 4
    Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until brown and crisp. Cut each sandwich diagonally in half. Serve warm with sour cream-cranberry sauce.

  • Cover and refrigerate sandwiches up to 24 hours ahead. Wait to dip them into egg and cereal just before baking.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Appetizer
Calories
140
Calories from Fat
60
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
Saturated Fat
2g
Cholesterol
40mg
Sodium
240mg
Total Carbohydrate
15g
Dietary Fiber
1g
Protein
5g
% Daily Value*:
Iron
14%
14%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1 Lean Meat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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