Ham & Cheese Stuffed French Toast

Ham & Cheese Stuffed French Toast

8 (1 1/2-inch) slices French bread
8 (3/4-ounce each) slices American Cheese, cut in half
4 ounces sliced deli ham
3 eggs, beaten
1/3 cup milk
3 tablespoons butter
Powdered sugar
Syrup

Cut 3-inch slit in side of each slice of bread almost to bottom of slice to form a pocket; place 2 half slices cheese inside each pocket. Place 1/2 ounce ham between slices of cheese.

Combine eggs and milk in medium bowl; beat well. Pour into pie pan. Dip both sides of stuffed bread in egg mixture.

Melt butter in 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat until sizzling; place bread slices in skillet. Cook, turning once, until bread is lightly browned (4 to 8 minutes). Sprinkle toast with powdered sugar; serve with syrup.

Makes 8 servings