Easy Ham and Cheese Appetizer Sandwiches


This easy ham and cheese sandwich is a delicious appetizer and always a hit! Ham and Swiss cheese are baked inside rolls with a flavorful spread to form delicious little sandwiches.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
25 mins


  • 1 onion, grated

  • 1 cup butter, softened

  • 3 tablespoons poppy seeds

  • 2 tablespoons prepared Dijon-style mustard

  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce

  • 2 (12 ounce) packages white party rolls

  • ½ pound chopped cooked ham

  • 5 ounces shredded Swiss cheese


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  2. Mix together onion, butter, poppy seeds, mustard, and Worcestershire sauce in a medium bowl until well combined.

  3. Slice rolls in half horizontally and set aside tops. Spread butter mixture onto bottoms, then top with ham and Swiss cheese. Cover with tops and arrange sandwiches in a single layer in a baking dish.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven until rolls are lightly browned and cheese is melted, 10 to 12 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

416 Calories
27g Fat
31g Carbs
12g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 416
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 27g 35%
Saturated Fat 14g 71%
Cholesterol 63mg 21%
Sodium 748mg 33%
Total Carbohydrate 31g 11%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 12g
Vitamin C 8mg 38%
Calcium 201mg 15%
Iron 2mg 12%
Potassium 187mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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