Mini canapé style croque monsieur’s

Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 20 mins
Mini canapé style croque monsieur’s
These are pure food classics made for a party.

200g grated Gruyère or mature white cheddar

200ml tub crème fraîche

1 tsp Dijon mustard

Salt and black pepper

A pinch of nutmeg

10 thick slices of Johnston Mooney & O'Brien white bread (crusts removed)

Cooked sliced ham

Butter, softened

Preheat the oven to 190°C / 375°F / Gas mark 5.

Line a baking tray with greaseproof paper and set aside.

In a bowl, mix together 150g of the grated cheese, crème fraîche and Dijon mustard.

Season with salt, black pepper and a pinch of nutmeg and spread half the mixture over 5 slices of white bread.

Top with a layer of sliced ham and another slice of bread.

Spread softened butter over one side of the sandwich and place on a baking tray butter-side down.

Top the unbuttered side with the rest of the cheese mixture the remaining 50g grated cheese.

To serve, bake in the oven for 20 minutes or until golden, then slice the sandwiches into bite-sized pieces and serve straight away.

Makes 40

Preparation Time
15 minutes

Cooking Time
20 minutes

Main ingredients
Cheese, Pork, Bread

Recipe Type
Party Food, Entertaining, Batch Cooking


Level of Difficulty

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