The Ultimate Turkey Sandwich

Cranberry sauce and cream cheese could change your life. Or at least your sandwiches. They made this one of the best turkey sandwiches I've ever had. I discovered it at a little general store restaurant in Story, Wyoming, a village at the base of the Big Horn Mountains. It's now our Thanksgiving Sunday tradition.


  • 2 slices good tasting, firm white bread
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons cream cheese (not low fat), at room temperature
  • 1 whole scallion, thin sliced (optional)
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons cranberry sauce (whatever you have in the house is fine)
  • A generous amount of thin-sliced turkey (light or dark meat is your call)
  • Dark, grainy mustard (we use Gulden's)
  • 1 leaf of lettuce
  • Mayonnaise

1. Spread 1 slice of bread with the cream cheese. Sprinkle with scallions, then spread with the cranberry sauce. Top with turkey. Spread a generous film of mustard over the turkey. Top with the lettuce. Then spread a thin film of mayonnaise over the second slice of bread. Put the sandwich together. Cut in half or quarters, and enjoy.
Makes 1 Sandwich and multiplies easily
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