fine dining experience

Monte Cristo

Monte Cristos are retro in all the best ways.


  • 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard

  • 4 (½ -ounce) Swiss cheese slices

  • 4 ounces thinly sliced deli ham

  • 4 white sandwich bread slices

  • 2 large eggs

  • ½ cup whole milk

  • 2 tablespoons salted butter

  • Powdered sugar, for dusting

  • Raspberry jam, for serving 


  1. Divide mustard, cheese, and ham evenly between each of 2 bread slices; cover each with a bread slice. Whisk together eggs and milk in a medium bowl.

  2. Melt butter in a large nonstick skillet over medium. Dip sandwiches in milk mixture; transfer to skillet, and cook until golden brown, about 3 minutes per side. Sprinkle with powdered sugar, and serve with raspberry jam.