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Easy Ham and Cheese Appetizer Sandwiches


"This is a delicious, easy appetizer, and always a hit! Ham and Swiss cheese are baked inside rolls with a flavorful spread to form delicious little sandwiches."
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30 m servings 416 cals
Original recipe yields 12 servings

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. In a medium bowl, mix together butter, poppy seeds, onion, Worcestershire sauce and prepared Dijon-style mustard.
  3. Slice rolls in half horizontally and set aside tops. Spread bottoms with the butter mixture. Top with ham and Swiss cheese. Replace tops.
  4. Arrange rolls in a single layer in a medium baking dish. Bake in the preheated oven 10 to 12 minutes, until rolls are lightly browned and cheese is melted.


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 416 calories; 27.2 g fat; 31.4 g carbohydrates; 12.1 g protein; 63 mg cholesterol; 748 mg sodium. Powered by the ESHA Research Database © 2018, ESHA Research, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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Growing up my Mom made these sandwiches by the dozen and served them in large parties. We would make them up ahead of time (assembly line fashion). Wrap them tightly in tin foil and then secur...

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I was looking for this recipe, and followed it to the T. The rolls were soaked in grease. I had made them for my parent's 50th anniversary party, and they were eaten, but I was embarrassed!

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Growing up my Mom made these sandwiches by the dozen and served them in large parties. We would make them up ahead of time (assembly line fashion). Wrap them tightly in tin foil and then secur...

I read the reviews and couldn't believe that Katie did not like these! One word describing these sandwiches? Fabulous! I use my Black and Decker Handy Chopper to practically puree the onions ...

I actually got this recipe from my mom who received it from a lady at her church and it continues to be passed on from there! These are sooooo goood!! I made these last week and served with 6 ca...

These are a favorite around my house and definately a hit when taken to a party too! I get asked fo rht erecipe all the time. I use the mini dinner rolls - the ones that have like 24 in a pack. ...

5 stars for good taste & ease of preparation. I used cheese slices (vs. shredded) for ease of use, and Hawaiian rolls as recommended by another reviewer. FYI, I easily made 24 rolls wit...

I have to admit, I saw this title and thought who needs a recipe for ham and cheese sandwiches.....apparently, I do! These were great. Based on a prior reviewer's rec, I searched in vain tryin...

My husband loved these, he asked me to please make them again for sunday football. I actually premade them, and put them on a cookie sheet in the fridge then baked later in the day when we were ...

I can't give these 5 stars cause I made changes. HOWEVER, WE ate ALL 12 sandwiches in 10 minutes!!!! After reading reviews and getting some great tips here's what I did. I halved the recipe an...

I make this recipe all the time. We eat them for lunch or dinner, and they are a hit every time. I use King's Hawaiian Rolls and they stay soft and tasty even warmed up the next day! One of o...