Special Treats: Sweet Sandwiches

Some of the tastiest sandwiches are sweet

Fromage Blanc, Banana, and Membrillo Sandwich

Fromage Blanc, Banana, and Membrillo Sandwich

This sweet sandwich from Tartine Bakery & Café in San Francisco, is pressed and griddled to melt the creamy banana, cheese, and quince filling and toast the bread.Todd Coleman
Ice Cream Loti

Ice Cream Loti

This ice cream sandwich, sold as a street snack in Singapore, comes in an array of colors and flavors. Author Chris Tan advises using bleached all-purpose flour to produce a soft, Wonder bread-like crumb. See the recipe for Ice Cream Loti »Todd Coleman
cream cheese and jam sandwich

Elena Ruz

Commonly served during merienda (afternoon tea) in Cuba, this sandwich of turkey, jam, and cream cheese on a roll is sweet and savory all in one. Try substituting leftover cranberry sauce for the strawberry jam.Todd Coleman
ice cream sandwich

Pok Pok

Chef Pichet Ong, of Spot Dessert Bar in New York City, gave us this recipe for pok pok, an ice cream sandwich based on those he ate as a child in Bangkok. See the recipe for Pok Pok »Todd Coleman
Australian fairy bread

Hundreds and Thousands

Australia's Hundreds and Thousands sandwich, made with butter and sprinkles on toasted white bread, is a simple and unexpected dessert. See the recipe for Hundreds and Thousands »Todd Coleman
Nutella on Ciabatta

Nutella on Ciabatta

Nutella, the hazelnut-chocolate spread, is perfect on ciabatta toast. It's a popular breakfast throughout Europe.Todd Coleman
Nutted Cheese Sandwich

Nutted Cheese Sandwich

Chock Full o'Nuts, the storied chain of New York City lunch counters, serves this sweet sandwich of date-nut bread, cream cheese, and walnuts.Todd Coleman