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Monte Christmas

Monte Christmas

Ingredients
• 2 egg yolks, beaten • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon • ¼ tsp. ground cardamom • ½ tsp. ground coriander • 1 cup egg nog • 2 tbl. butter • 8 slices Pane Turano 8 slices Swiss cheese ½ lb. spiral sliced ham (or smoked ham, sliced medium-thick) ½ lb. carved turkey meat (or deli turkey, sliced medium thick) ¼ cup pepper jelly Dijonnaisse (if desired) Powdered Sugar (if desired)

Directions
Beat egg yolks with spices, then whisk in egg nog. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Dip one side of 4 slices of Pane Turano In the batter, then add to the pan and top with cheese. Add half of the ham and turkey to the pan to warm through, about 1 minute. Add the ham and turkey over the cheese, add pepper jelly and Dijonnaisse and close sandwich. Flip sandwich over if needed to finish browning the bread. Repeat steps 3-6 for remaining sandwiches. Dust with powdered sugar and serve.

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