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Turkey Cranberry Monte Cristo Sandwiches

A great sandwich to make using up Thanksgiving leftovers, this turkey cranberry monte cristo is perfect for brunch or lunch with it's sweet and savory combination.
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Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 6 mins
Total Time 11 mins
Course 30 minutes or less, Sandwich
Cuisine American
Servings 2 sandwiches
Calories 511 kcal


  • 4 slices thick cut bread
  • 4 slices cheddar cheese
  • 4 oz turkey breast sliced
  • 3 tablespoon cranberry sauce
  • 2 large eggs
  • cup milk
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1 teaspoon powdered sugar


  • Spread cranberry sauce on each slice of bread, then top the slices with cheddar cheese.
    4 slices thick cut bread, 3 tablespoon cranberry sauce, 4 slices cheddar cheese
  • Divide the turkey between the sandwiches and place one slice of bread on top of the other to form the sandwich.
    4 oz turkey breast
  • Melt butter in a large skillet over medium high heat.
    1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • In a shallow dish, whisk together the egg and milk until combined. Dip the sandwich into the batter, then flip it over and dip the other side in. Repeat with the other sandwich.
    2 large eggs, ⅓ cup milk
  • Add the sandwiches to the skillet and cook for 2-3 minutes on each side, until golden and crispy. Remove from the skillet and slice in half, sprinkling both sandwiches with powdered sugar.
    1 teaspoon powdered sugar
  • Serve turkey cranberry monte cristo sandwiches immediately for best results.


Substitutions: swiss, American, provolone, pepperjack are all great cheese substitutions. Replace cranberry sauce with strawberry or raspberry jam. 
Serving: serve with a vinegar based salad, green salad, or a dill pickle! 


Serving: 1sandwichCalories: 511kcalCarbohydrates: 37gProtein: 33gFat: 26gSaturated Fat: 14gPolyunsaturated Fat: 3gMonounsaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 271mgSodium: 669mgPotassium: 358mgFiber: 2gSugar: 14gVitamin A: 873IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 460mgIron: 3mg

Recipes on Cookaholic Wife are for information purposes only. Nutritional Data provided has not been evaluated by a nutritionist.

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