Miniature Monte Cristos

Miniature Monte Cristos
  • Prep Time: 25 Minute
  • Cook Time: 15 Minute
  • Yield: 32 appetizers


  • vegetable oil
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup Hungry Jack® Complete Buttermilk Pancake & Waffle Mix (Just Add Water)
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 (12 fl. oz.) can PET® Evaporated Milk
  • 4 teaspoon prepared mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 8 slices soft white bread, crusts removed
  • Smucker's® Seedless Red Raspberry Jam, melted
  • Spicy prepared mustard
  • 8 very thin slices, fully cooked ham
  • 8 very thin slices, fully cooked turkey
  • 8 very thin slices, Swiss cheese


  • FLATTEN bread slices with rolling pin. Spread 1/2 teaspoon mustard on top of each slice. Top each with 1 slice ham, 1 slice turkey and 1 slice cheese. Roll up each bread slice to form a log. Wrap separately in plastic wrap. Chill 30 minutes.
  • HEAT 1 1/2 inches oil in deep-fryer or deep saucepan to 375°F. Whisk eggs and milk in medium bowl. Add pancake mix, salt and cinnamon; whisk until smooth. Unwrap each roll. Cut each with serrated knife into 4 equal pieces; secure with wooden toothpick.
  • DIP each piece in batter, soaking about 15 seconds. Cook a few pieces at a time in hot oil 1 to 1 1/2 minutes or until deep golden brown, turning frequently.
  • DRAIN on paper towels. Serve immediately or keep warm in 175°F oven. Serve with spicy mustard, if desired.
  • Nutritional Information Per Serving

    Serving Size 1 appetizer, Calories Per Serving 100, Total Fat 6g, Calories From Fat 50g, Saturated Fat 2g, Trans Fat 0g, Cholesterol 30mg, Sodium 280mg, Carbohydrates 6g, Dietary Fiber 0g, Sugar 2g, Protein 4g;Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 2%, Calcium 8%, Vitamin C 0%, Iron 2%.

    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.