Cheddar and Cranberry Croque Monsieur Triangles


This recipe is simplicity itself but truly festive and delicious. Great with a glass of spiced mulled wine.

Makes: 16 Croque Monsieur Triangles

Preparation Time: 5 minutes

Cooking Time: 15 minutes


8 Thick slices white bread, crusts removed

50g/2oz French lightly salted butter

225g/8oz West Country Farmhouse Cheddar, grated

4 tbsp Cranberry jelly


1. Spread bread with half the butter in the normal way. Top 4 slices with the grated cheese and spoon on cranberry jelly. Top with the remaining bread (butter side down) to make 4 sandwiches.

2. Gently fry the bread in the remaining butter until crisp and golden on both sides.

3. Cut into triangles and serve whilst warm.