Croque-OKA Croissant Sandwich

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Servings 4 portions
Cooking 25 minutes


  • 8 slices of Au Pain Dore Croissant Loaf
  • 1 recipe of bechamel sauce (see below)
  • 1 cup of grated OKA Classique Cheese
  • 12 slices of Black Forest Ham
  • 4 eggs
  • 4 Tbsp unsalted butter

Bechamel Sauce

  • 2 Tbsp of flour
  • 2 Tbsp of unsalted butter
  • 1 cup of milk
  • ¼ tsp of salt
  • Pinch of black pepper
  • ¼ cup of grated OKA Classique
  • Cheese


Bechamel Sauce

  • In a saucepan melt butter over medium heat, stir in the flour and cook for approximately 1 minute.
  • Slowly whisk in the milk. Bring to a boil while whisking constantly.
  • Add salt and pepper. Once the mixture has come to a boil, reduce the heat to medium and continue to cook until the sauce thickens, about 5-7 minutes.
  • Once the sauce has sufficiently thickened, remove from the heat, and add in ¼ cup of grated OKA cheese. Stir until completely melted. Set aside.

Sandwich Assembly

  • Heat a skillet on medium low. Butter 4 slices of the Au Pain Dore Croissant Loaf and add to skillet.
  • Spread a generous dollop of the OKA Bechamel sauce on each slice.
  • Top with 3 slices of ham on each.
  • Using half of the grated OKA cheese, top the ham.
  • Close the sandwiches with another slice of the Croissant Loaf and butter the tops.
  • Grill the sandwiches until golden brown on both sides.
  • Once all 4 sandwiches are perfectly golden brown, place them on a parchment lined baking sheet, spread another generous dollop of the OKA Bechamel on top, and top with the remaining grated OKA cheese.
  • Broil for 1-2 minutes or until the bubbly and golden. Set aside.
  • Wipe out the skillet used to grill the sandwiches, melt the remaining butter and fry eggs sunny side up.
  • Place one egg on top of each sandwich and serve immediately.
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