Apple-Butter French Toast Sandwiches

Apple-Butter French Toast Sandwiches

Servings: 4


  • 1 cup low-fat milk

  • 2 large eggs plus 2 large egg whites, lightly beaten

  • 1 Tbsp granulated sugar

  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract

  • ½ tsp pumpkin pie spice

  • 8 slices whole-wheat sandwich bread

  • Nonstick cooking spray

  • ¼ cup apple butter

  • 2 tsp confectioners' sugar


  1. Preheat oven to 250 degrees. In a large shallow dish, whisk together milk, eggs and egg whites, granulated sugar, vanilla, and pumpkin pie spice.

  2. Place 4 bread slices in milk mixture and let soak 1 minute per side. Coat a large nonstick skillet with cooking spray and heat over medium. Add soaked bread to skillet and cook until golden brown, about 8 minutes, flipping once. Transfer to a wire rack set in a rimmed baking sheet and place in oven. Wipe out skillet. Repeat with remaining bread.

  3. Spread each of 4 slices with 1 tablespoon apple butter. Top with remaining slices and dust with confectioners' sugar. Serve immediately.

Source: Everyday Food, December 2011

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