Country Cherry Melts

1 Sourdough Round French bread, sliced (1/2in thickness)

5 oz. Bag Dried Tart Cherries

1 cup Baby Spinach

6oz. Baby Brie, sliced

10 slices Hickory Smoked Ham (Canadian Bacon works also)

2tbl. olive oil

1/2 cup Mayonnaise

1 stick softened butter, divided

In a skillet, brown ham for about 2-3 minutes. Remove to a plate.

In a bowl, combine 6tbl. butter and mayo. Take two slices of bread; spread enough mayo mixture to coat each slice. Sprinkle about 2tbl. of cherries on top of one slice. Using 2 slices of brie, break it apart to cover sandwich. Top with 2 slices of ham, layer a few leaves of spinach and top with other slice of bread. Repeat process for remaining sandwiches.

With remaining mayo mixture, spread enough on the tops of the sandwiches. You will place the bare side down into the coated pan.

In that same skillet over medium to high heat, place 1 tbl. Butter and 1 tbl. Olive oil. Lay bare side down into the pan. Fry for 2-3 minutes. Flip and cook for another 2-3 minutes. Use the other tbl. of butter and olive oil for remaining sandwiches. Remove from pan and enjoy!

Makes 5 sandwiches