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Leftover Turkey-Cranberry Monte Cristo Sandwiches

Leftover Turkey-Cranberry Monte Cristo Sandwiches Recipe

After having the same holiday leftovers, everyone gets sick of eating the same meal. So, I had an idea for a Turkey Monte Cristo Sandwich.


  • 1 loaf soft French Bread sliced
  • 1-1/2 cups cranberry sauce
  • Optional: Add a large spoonful of mayo and mix well with cranberry sauce
  • 12 oz thinly sliced Muenster cheese
  • thinly sliced leftover turkey
  • 3 large eggs
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 4-6 Tablespoons butter
  • confectioners' sugar


  • Spread each slice of bread with a layer of cranberry sauce. To build each sandwich, take a slice of cheese and tear it in half. Top the bread with half a cheese slice, turkey and the other half of the cheese slice. Top with another slice of bread, cranberry sauce side down.
  • In a shallow pie plate, add eggs and milk and beat the mixture with a fork until combined. Soak each sandwich in the mixture briefly, about 10 seconds per side. You want the bread saturated but not soggy.
  • Over medium heat, melt a couple Tablespoons of butter in a nonstick skillet. Add a few sandwiches and cook until the bottoms are golden brown, 3-4 minutes. Flip sandwiches and cook the other sides until golden. Add more butter as needed to cook the rest of the sandwiches.
  • Dust with confectioners' sugar before serving. (Serve warm)