Print Recipe

Monumental Muenster Melt

Monumental Muenster Melt

This is a fabulous melt sandwich with chicken, cheeses, apricot preserves, almonds, a wonderful melty Brie and raspberry vinaigrette salad dressing.


  • 1 1/2 pound loaf round sourdough bread
  • 1/2 cup raspberry vinaigrette salad dressing
  • 12 ounces pre-cooked chicken slices
  • 4 ounces brick cheese, sliced
  • 4 ounces Muenster cheese, sliced
  • 6 ounces apricot preserves
  • 1/4 cup almonds, sliced and toasted
  • 8 ounces Brie, sliced


  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. With a serrated knife, slice horizontally through top of bread.
  3. Pull out soft center from bottom portion of loaf, making a bread bowl.
  4. Drizzle bottom and top halves of loaf with salad dressing.
  5. Fill bread bowl with chicken, brick and Muenster cheese slices.
  6. Spread preserves over cheese and sprinkle with almonds.
  7. Top with Brie slices. Place bread top over filled bowl.
  8. Wrap with foil and bake for 25-30 minutes.
  9. Slice into 6 wedges and serve.

Servings: 6

To toast almonds, place almonds on baking sheet in preheated 350 degree F oven and bake until lightly toasted, 5 to 7 minutes.

Provided by Mary Pat Cox, Scottsdale, AZ.

Source: American Dairy Association


Maricopa, Arizona

Always Open!

To our Visitors

We're pleased that you are visiting one of the oldest, most reliable and comprehensive home cooking sites. Recipe Goldmine has been online since April 1999. We hope you enjoy our collection of over 39,000 recipes. Many have contributed to our recipe collections, including our own family, friends, newsletter subscribers, food companies and food organizations.