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Cranberry Monte Cristo Sandwiches

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Cranberry Monte Cristo Sandwiches
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 45 min
  • Servings 16
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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 Feb 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

  • 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.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Cover and refrigerate sandwiches up to 24 hours ahead. Wait to dip them into egg and cereal just before baking.

Nutrition

140 Calories, 7g Total Fat, 5g Protein, 15g Total Carbohydrate

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Appetizer
Calories
140
Calories from Fat
60
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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