The Midwest Monte Cristo
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The Midwest Monte Cristo Recipe

This take on a traditional Monte Cristo sandwich swaps out Gruyère for Black Creek Cheese's Cheddar With Gruyère Notes.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: breakfast, cheese, sandwiches
Servings: 2
Author: Nick @


  • 7 ounces Black Creek Cheddar Cheese With Gruyère Notes
  • 4 slices white bread
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons yellow mustard
  • 1/2 pound ham
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons powdered sugar
  • strawberry jam or maple syrup for dipping


  • Take two slices of bread and spread mayonnaise on one slice and yellow mustard on the other and assemble your sandwiches using half your shredded cheese and half your ham.
  • Repeat a second time for your second sandwich.
  • In a bowl whisk together eggs, milk, salt and pepper and dip sandwiches in the mixture.
  • Heat a skillet over medium heat, add the butter and let it melt.
  • Cook sandwiches for 5 minutes per side or until golden brown and cheese is melted.
  • Dust with powdered sugar and serve with strawberry jam for dipping.