Putting something in the middle of two pieces of bread and calling it a sandwich is one of the most rewarding art forms there is. But this practice extends well beyond traditional sandwiches. We've compiled a list of our favorite ways to sandwich things together, sweet and savory, hot and cold. Click through to develop a major sandwich craving.
— Additional reporting by Emily Bibb
Mint and Feta Pita Pocket
Sometimes a great sandwich can be as simple as filling a pita pocket with fresh mint and feta cheese .
Benedictine Cheese Tea Sandwiches
Tea sandwiches  are filling yet ladylike — perfect as an afternoon snack.
These sweet, pillowy cookies  are indulgent and delicate. But they're still technically sandwich cookies. While they take patience, skill, and even a little bit of luck to get right, the result is definitely worth it.
Road-Trip-Friendly Turkey Sandwich
When you have one hand on the wheel, it's about time you start packing a turkey sandwich  like this one, specially designed to be eaten with one hand.
Ice Cream Sandwiches
Sure, cookies and ice cream are decadent treats in their own right, but sandwich the two together and the magic really happens. Watch the video for tips on making a sweet, chilly treat that's a cut above the rest, then print out Coolhaus's fig balsamic ice cream  and red velvet cookie recipe .
This Salvadoran street food  consists of flattened corn dough that has been filled with some combination of beans, pork, vegetables, and cheese, and warmed on a griddle.
Bacon-Wrapped Hot Dog
Give the classic backyard-barbecue bite an indulgent upgrade by first wrapping a hot dog  in a slice of smoky, thick-cut bacon, then nestling it in a toasty bun. The finishing touch: quick-charred fajita-style onions — sub caramelized  if you have the time and patience — and a generous squirt of mustard.
Tomato Mayonnaise Open-Faced Sandwich
Take advantage of your market's juiciest tomatoes by making a tomato and mayonnaise sandwich . It's a simple equation that is great anytime of the day. If you hate mayo, try serving it up with a garlicky aioli.
Peanut Butter and Jelly Waffle 'Wich
Nix the bread and use toaster waffles instead for this fun take on a peanut butter and jelly sandwich .
This delicate sandwich cookie  has been a grocery store favorite of many for years, and they are surprisingly easy to make at home!
Hosting a tea party, bridal shower, or looking to upgrade snack time? Try finger sandwiches  in varieties like smoked salmon and cucumber. Pinkies up, optional.
Ham, Egg, and Cheese
This is ham and cheese  reinvented, with the addition of egg and sprouts. The hearty ingredients will keep for about as long as this substantial sandwich should tide you over.
This traditional BLT  is pretty much perfect just the way it is. While you can serve the trio of ingredients on fancy bread, we prefer to keep it simple on toasted whole wheat.
This hearty meatball sandwich  is messy in all the right ways. The layers of flavor on brioche will leave you stuffed and satisfied.