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I just bought a sandwich maker from a thrift shop (the one that seals the edges in triangles). It did not have an instruction booklet with recipes. I know a few basic sandwiches but was wondering if anyone has come up with some new ideas.
Love my sandwich maker. Reubens are the best. I use rye bread lightly buttered. Swiss cheese, corned beef, sauerkraut and thousand island dressing.
White buttered bread with pizza sauce, mozzerella cheese and any pizza toppings are another favorite.
White buttered bread with apple, cherry or any pie filling for something sweet.
Spray the grids with "pam" and dip the outsides of the bread in egg, place on the grids and fill with sliced ham and some swiss cheese, ooo yum.
A dollop of mixed tuna in the middle of just one (each side), PBJ that is warm can't be beat, scrambled egg and sausage, etc. You can google the brand and get ideas, too. Good luck!
Butter the sides of the bread which will be next to the plates of the machine. You can leave the crusts. We quite like slices of cheese (cheddar or similar rather than processed) with either thinly sliced onion or apples added. You can, if you wish, add a few drops of Worcestershire sauce if you get it in your area.
Am looking forward to picking up more ideas here!
I don't know what everyone else calls them, but around the campfire we'd call them pudgie pies. You can make them w/your sandwich maker though. Butter each piece of bread - open a can (Comstock is what i use) of fruit - whether it be apples, cherries, blueberries, etc. Put in about 1 to 1 1/2 tbsp of filling & cook. A delicious little pie!
I make muffins in my sandwich maker. Just mix up a packaged mix and put in makers. It just takes a few minutes. Sprinkle with powdered sugar... Very good !
Hope you enjoy these.
The sandwich maker is Great for eggs... you can just cook them like you would a fried egg (without all the grease) or you can mix up like scrambled eggs or with omelet fixin's.
You can put a small biscuit or half of a larger one in the bottom of one side and flatten it out and put all kinds of toppings on it--mini pizzas with pizza sauce and cheese and whatever other toppings you like--sugar and cinnamon--pie filling--
Muffin mixes - They can be used (try plain corn muffin mix with hot dogs - whole or sliced - for a version of corn dogs - or pancake batter with breakfast sausages).
Bisquik Batter or pancake mix or muffin mix works too-and you can add other things with it if you want to make it more of a meal or a dessert or a snack.
Put a little egg-beater in with maybe some salsa on top. Also use a little baking mix enough for just a couple of biscuits and put them in the snack maker. Have also done it. With the egg on one side and biscuit on the other at the same time.
Powdered sugar (Mix powdered sugar and a little milk to make a drizzle topping for fruit pies. Drizzle over a little milk on the hot fruit pie. Enjoy with a glass of cold milk.)
Cook meat using the taco seasoning and water according to package directions. Simmer until any excess liquid evaporates. Combine mixture with remaining ingredients And fill each wrapper with 3-4T of the mix. Brush outside of wrapper with seasoned olive oil. COOK!
Cook meat using the taco seasoning and water [# on package] according to package directions. Simmer until any excess liquid evaporates.
Combine mixture with remaining ingredients and fill each wrapper with 3-4T of the mix. Brush outside of wrapper with seasoned olive oil. COOK!
Pour the broths into a heavy pan and bring to boil. Lower heat.
Remove one cup broth and mix with the cornstarch. Pour mixture into broth and simmer until thick. Place chicken, carrots, onions and peas into broth and cook until chicken is heated through. Place about 1-2T spoons into bread and put into sandwich maker.
Make your favorite mix or homemade recipe and place in sandwich maker for a quick treat.
Jiffy Corn bread mix (8 ounce)
Cut up hot dogs in coin pieces
Make up mix according to box. Put a couple tablespoon of mix in the sandwich maker. Drop in few hot dog coins, top with some more cornbread mix. Cook till brown.
My Notes: I usually use more cheese, you may want to de-bone the salmon, or else crush them up.
Butter one side of a slice of bread. Spread the un buttered side with 1 tsp pizza sauce. If desired, sprinkle with a little Italian seasoning. Add your favorite pizza fillings, put on top slice, buttered side up, and toast as usual. Use your imagination... Use some deli ham, a bit of chopped onion, and a little bit of chopped up canned pineapple. Use deli salami, a couple onion rings and a slice of cheddar cheese, pepperoni, sausage, mozzarella, or your favorite things.
Note: Cook onions, green or red peppers and mushrooms in a little butter or margarine before using in a filling. Serve with a crisp salad!
Wrapper-pie crust, puff pastry, raisin or nut bread--need more filling in
pie crust or puff pastry
Can use mangoes, peaches or papaya in place of the apples.
Layer chicken on wrapper and cover with crushed pineapple. Mix soy sauce and ginger and pour over layered ingredients. COOK
Cake Pockets/in Sandwich Maker
For the large marshmallow with sugar and cinnamon, cut large marshmallow in half; dip into melted margarine.
Place 1 half on each of two slices cake. Sprinkle with sugar and cinnamon. Top with remaining cake. Place cake sandwiches side by side on bottom cooking surface. Close lid; latch. Cook 2-3 minutes or until golden brown.
Spread 1 side of each bread slice with a thin layer of butter.
Coarsely chop apple slices in pie filling. Add 1 heaping Tablespoon filling to center of un buttered side of 2 bread slices. Sprinkle apple pie filling with cinnamon. Top with remaining bread slices, buttered side up. Sprinkle top of each sandwich with sugar. Transfer sandwiches to sandwich maker. Cook for about 2 minutes, or until golden brown.
Allow to cool slightly before eating.
Makes: 2 sandwiches.
Cover skillet and grill like a grilled cheese till lightly toasted on both sides of sandwich and chocolate and marshmallow cream is melted. Turn carefully so the sandwich stays together.
Sprinkle with powdered sugar and serve.
Breakfast on the run? Stack and wrap pancake sandwiches for a satisfying morning start.
Prep Time:20 min
Start to Finish:20 min
2. In small bowl, stir Bisquick mix, 1/2 cup milk, 1 of the eggs and the syrup with spoon until blended. For each pancake, pour 2 tablespoons batter onto hot griddle (make 8 pancakes total). Cook until edges are dry. Turn; cook other sides until golden.
3. Meanwhile, heat sausage patties as directed on package. In small bowl, beat remaining 2 eggs and 1 tablespoon milk. In 8-inch nonstick skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add eggs; cook, stirring occasionally, until set.
4. For each sandwich, place 1 sausage patty on 1 pancake; top with one-fourth of the eggs, 1 slice cheese and another pancake. High Altitude (3500-6500 ft): No change.
Cream cheese and your choice of fruit preserves on white or wheat bread.
A few years ago when I still ate meat, I used to make this lovely recipe in my sandwich maker. I took frozen turkey sausage patties (Pilgrims Pride, I think) and thawed them in the microwave so that I could break it up into pieces.
Then I put the crumbled sausage on bread with some jalapeños and shredded cheese on top, whatever kind you like but I used cheddar or some kind of mix. Then put that on the sandwich maker and cook until it's done.
After you take it out, put some sour cream and salsa on a plate to dip and enjoy! It was a big hit with my family. By the way, I was making these for my family when I was about twelve, so it's quite easy.