Grilled Cheese-and-Ham Sandwiches

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Cook: 8 Minutes


1/4 cup spicy mustard
12 sourdough or whole grain bread slices
6 (1-ounce) processed American cheese slices
6 (1-ounce) Swiss cheese slices
6 (1-ounce) cooked ham slices
2 large eggs
1 cup milk
1/2 cup finely ground pecans
1/4 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
1/4 cup butter or margarine


Spread mustard evenly on 1 side of 6 bread slices. Top with 1 slice each of cheeses and ham; top with remaining 6 bread slices.

Whisk together eggs and next 3 ingredients until blended. Dip both sides of each sandwich in egg mixture.

Melt 2 tablespoons butter in a heavy nonstick skillet over medium-low heat. Add 3 sandwiches, and cook 3 to 4 minutes on each side or until bread lightly browns and cheese begins to melt. Repeat procedure with remaining 2 tablespoons butter and 3 sandwiches; serve immediately.