Leftover Turkey Sandwich Recipes That Thanksgiving Dreams Are Made Of

These sandwiches might actually top the Thanksgiving meal itself.
11/28/2013 11:57pm ET | Updated October 30, 2018

If you’ve planned Thanksgiving right, you’ve figured out how to cook enough turkey cooked enough turkey (and how long to cook it) to guarantee plenty of leftovers, because we all know there will be a rebellion if leftover turkey sandwiches don’t happen.

We all know roasted turkey reigns supreme over deli turkey, so now’s the time to make all your favorite turkey sandwiches. But you’re going to make them better, and we’re here to help you with that.

Below, you’ll find cold sandwiches, hot sandwiches, grilled sandwiches and open-faced sandwiches. We’ve got classics that combine turkey with cranberries and all your favorite Thanksgiving sides, and we’ve also got some insane twists ― behold, a waffle Monte Cristo (try not to let your jaw drop when you see it).

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Monte Cristo Waffle Sandwich
Foodie Crush
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2
Turkey & White Cheddar With Caramelized Onion And Grape Grilled Cheese
Foodie Crush
3
Roasted Turkey, Cranberry And Brie Grilled Cheese
Heather Christo
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Thanksgiving Leftovers Croque Madame
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Double Grilled Cheese & Turkey Sandwich
Food52
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“The Turkey Dinner” Grilled Cheese
BS in the Kitchen
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Turkey, Smashed Avocado, Cranberry, Brie and Mashed Potato Waffle Melts
Half Baked Harvest
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Turkey, Cranberry And Cream Cheese Comfort Sandwich
James Ransom/Food52
9
The Gobbler
Buns In My Oven
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10
Cobb Salad Sandwich
Two Peas And Their Pod
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Grilled Brie, Turkey, Cranberry & Avocado Sandwich
Foodie Crush
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Hot Turkey Sandwich
Simply Recipes
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Turkey Grilled Cheese Sandwich With Pickled Onions
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Thanksgiving Leftover Panini
Annie's Eats
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15
Turkey Banh Mi
Macheesmo
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Turkey, Apple And Brie Panini
Nutmeg Nanny
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