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Cheese Frenchy Sandwiches Recipe

"I remember enjoying these crispy golden sandwiches at a restaurant when I was a teenager," writes Darlene Markel of Salem, Oregon. "After it closed, I came up with this recipe. Now I make a batch and keep them in the freezer, ready to fry at any time. It's like reliving my teen years all over again!"
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + freezing Cook: 10 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 8 slices bread
  • 8 slices process American cheese
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup crushed saltines (about 25 crackers)
  • Oil for frying

Directions

  • 1. Spread mayonnaise on one side of each slice of bread. Top four slices with two cheese slices. Top with remaining bread, mayonnaise side down. Cut each sandwich into four triangles.
  • 2. In a bowl, beat the egg, milk and salt. Dip sandwiches into egg mixture, then roll in cracker crumbs. Wrap in foil and freeze for up to 1 month.
  • 3. In a skillet, heat 1 in. of oil to 375°. Fry a few frozen sandwiches at a time for 2 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Yield: 4 servings.