Monte Cristo Bites – 3 SmartPoints

These Monte Cristo Bites give you the same flavor as the sandwich without all of the calories. They are a great appetizer, snack or even a light lunch. They are also easy to make and don’t take much time.

Monte Cristo Bites

Yield: 5 servings (4 cracker bites per serving- 3 SmartPoints per serving)


  • 20 Reduced fat Ritz crackers
  • 2 ounces sliced ham (I used Boar’s Head lunch meat)
  • 2 ounces sliced turkey (I used Boar’s Head lunch meat)
  • 1 1/2 slices reduced fat Swiss cheese
  • 2 tablespoons sugar free raspberry preserves
  • 1 tablespoon powdered sugar


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Spread out crackers on a baking sheet.
  3. Cut the ham, turkey and Swiss cheese small enough to fit on the crackers.
  4. Layer onto the crackers putting the Swiss cheese on first, ham then turkey.
  5. Bake in the oven for 3 minutes or until the cheese melts.
  6. Spoon a little of the raspberry preserves onto each cracker, then sprinkle on the powdered sugar.


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