14 Incredible Things to Make with White Bread
Yes, we know about the virtues of whole grains. But frankly, there are certain recipes that require the soft sensation that is Wonder Bread. So save the whole wheat for later. For now, these Wonder Bread wonders demand the whitest white bread that ever was. These top-rated recipes go way beyond PP&J. Give them a try!
Wonder Bread in ice cream! Believe it. "This is a simple but delicious recipe for Kulfi (Indian Ice Cream) that I got from my sister-in-law," says the simmig, who submitted the recipe. "I have made this several times, and it always gets rave reviews -- even the kids love it! For extra flavor, you could add a few drops of rose water or ground pistachios."
"While virtually unknown compared to most other popular fried party snacks, these shrimp toasts are easy to make and every bit as delicious, and addictive, as Buffalo wings or jalapeño poppers," says Chef John.
Eggs in a Boat
"Over-easy eggs, and toast all in one! I like to use the hole cut out of the center for dipping into the egg yolk!" says VICLOW.
Say hello to the world's easiest hand pies. Cut rounds out of slices of white bread, spread on a little PB and some J, and then pinch the edges together all the way around. Toss them into hot oil, and fry to crispy delicious. Dust your pies with powdered sugar. See also: Hobo Pie.
A speedy take on the traditional. White bread forms the base of these no-fry blintzes, and sugar butter and cream cheese sweeten things up.
"Boulettes is French for 'little balls,'" says Chef Bayou. "These combine the naturally sweet taste of crawfish tails with the Cajun 'Trinity' of onions, bell peppers, and celery, with an extra kick from the Cajun seasoning. They are deep fried until golden brown and delicious. You will love these!"
The Hot Brown
"Not your average hot turkey sandwich," says Chef John. "The Hot Brown was invented at the Brown Hotel in Louisville, Kentucky to absorb the bourbon that guests would enjoy well into the night."
Asparagus Roll Ups
You're forgiven for not seeing this coming. It's Wonder Bread slathered with a mixture of cream cheese, crumbled bacon, and chives, then wrapped around fresh asparagus. Top it all off with grated Parmesan cheese and bake!
"The bread tastes just like crust! I had everyone fooled! And it tastes great!" says davidowski.
Monte Cristo Sandwich
"Excellent sandwich for students to make with extra stuff lying around the house. Subbed Cheddar for Swiss and fried it in a pan with just a little margarine, like french toast. Absolutely amazing," says ftloon.
Grilled Cheese Sandwich
"In my humble opinion, this crispy, crunchy, cheesy masterpiece is the ultimate grilled cheese sandwich," says Chef John. "Only use airy, nutritionally insignificant white bread. Use a nice sharp cheddar and be sure to use a quality non-stick pan over medium to medium-low heat."
Flavorful Roasted Red Pepper Sauce
Toasted white bread adds texture to this simple pepper sauce. "This flavorful sauce is delicious on pork, chicken, or steak!" says Katie Greco. "It turns a simple grilled pork chop or chicken breast into something worth serving for company."
Creamed Turkey in Toast Cups
"The perfect solution for your leftover turkey!" says LORRISMYTH. "This is delicious as an appetizer or serve three as a light meal."
Bacon Olive Wraps
Chopped green olives and cheese sauce are rolled up in strips of white bread, then wrapped in bacon and quickly broiled.