Apple Cream Cheese-Stuffed French Toast

“This could be breakfast or dessert! From Ladies Home Journal.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In medium bowl, stir together cream cheese, confectioners' sugar, 1/2 t cinnamon and the ginger until combined well; set aside.
  2. In large bowl, toss together apples, granulated sugar and 1 t cinnamon.
  3. In a large nonstick skillet, melt 4 T butter over high heat.
  4. Add apple mixture and cook, stirring occasionally, until just softened, about 8 minutes.
  5. Remove from heat.
  6. In a 13-by-9-inch shallow dish, whisk together milk, eggs, and remaining 1/2 t cinnamon; set aside.
  7. Spread a heaping 1/4 cup cream-cheese mixture onto each of 4 bread slices.
  8. Top each with 2 T nuts and 6-8 apple slices.
  9. Cover with remaining 4 bread slices to make sandwiches.
  10. Soak 2 sandwiches at a time in milk-egg mixture 5 minutes per side.
  11. Add maple syrup to remaining apples in skillet and stir to combine.
  12. Heat a griddle or large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.
  13. Add 1 T oil and 1 T butter to pan.
  14. Add 2 sandwiches and cook, turning once, until golden brown, 6-8 minutes.
  15. Repeat with remaining 1 T oil, 1 T butter and the sandwiches.
  16. Cut sandwiches in half and serve immediately topped with apples in syrup.
  17. Garnish with toasted nuts, if desired.

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