Sandwiches can be cooked 4 hours ahead and cooled completely, then kept, wrapped in plastic wrap, at room temperature. Reheat in 1 layer on a baking sheet in a preheated 350 degree F oven until heated through, about 6 minutes, before cutting into triangles.
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32 triangles


  • 1 stick (1/2 cup) unsalted butter, softened
  • 16 slices firm white sandwich bread
  • 8 thin slices boiled ham (1/4 pound)
  • 8 thin slices Swiss cheese (1/4 pound)
  • Special equipment: a large square or rectangular electric waffle iron (not a Belgian waffle iron)


Preheat waffle iron on high until just beginning to smoke. Reduce heat to moderate and brush generously with some butter.

Spread butter on 1 side of 8 bread slices and turn slices over. Top 4 slices with 1 slice ham and 1 slice cheese, folding in any overhang, then top with remaining 4 buttered bread slices, buttered sides up. Cook sandwiches in batches (number of batches will depend on size of your waffle maker) until bread is golden and crisp, 4 to 6 minutes.

Assemble and cook 4 more sandwiches in same manner.

Just before serving, cut each sandwich into 4 triangles.

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