Monte Cristo Sandwich

Back in my younger days before cholesterol and high blood pressure took root, I used to love these.  I used to get them at a diner on the south side of Chicago after I made a big sale.  I hope you enjoy it.
8 slices marble rye
4 slices Muenster cheese
4 slices ham
8 slices bacon
Dijon mustard
4 eggs
8 oz half and half
1 teaspoon vanilla
Powder sugar to dust
In a pie pan whisk eggs, half and half, and vanilla until combined.
Sandwich assembly:
Slice of bread
Muenster cheese
Dijon mustard
Heat griddle on medium high
Coat with butter or cooking spray
Dip each side of sandwich in egg batter
Place on griddle for 5 minutes a side until both sides are golden brown in color
Dust with powdered sugar and serve with real maple syrup
Makes 4 sandwiches
monte cristo 1
monte cristo 3
monte cristo 4
monte cristo 2

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