Ham and Cheese Sliders

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Ham and Cheese Sliders @amandaformaro Amanda's Cookin'

These delicious little gems are super easy to make and bursting with flavor. Absolutely perfect for a party, get together or for game day, they are great finger food! The beauty part is that you make all of these at once, so no one has to wait. These are also great for a quick hot lunch as they can be made ahead of time.

Ham and Cheese Sliders @amandaformaro Amanda's Cookin'

Sargento, located right here in the beautiful state of Wisconsin, asked me to help spread the word about their “Take a Real Lunch” message.


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They want to remind people to take a few extra minutes and include fresh ingredients in their lunch. Today, my friend Debra and I did just that. We enjoyed these sliders for lunch.

Often times I will rush through the midday meal, quickly grabbing something from the freezer or refrigerator and not really having a meal at all. The bad part about that is your body never really refuels and by the time dinner rolls around you are starving!

Ham and Cheese Sliders @amandaformaro Amanda's Cookin'

While these fabulous little sliders are great for a party or game day, they are actually ideal for a quick hot lunch too. You can prepare this recipe ahead, and even portion it down to 3 or 4 sliders, and then just pop them in the oven for fifteen minutes.

Ham and Cheese Sliders @amandaformaro Amanda's Cookin'

If you work outside the home, cook them up first then wrap them in foil. When lunchtime rolls around you can eat them as is or zap them in the microwave for a few seconds. It’s important to include fresh ingredients in your meals instead of all that processed food. I used deli ham and Sargento Havarti slices.


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I am a Havarti NUT, but if you prefer other flavors try Swiss, Cheddar or Provolone cheese. All would be marvelous!

Ham and Cheese Sliders @amandaformaro Amanda's Cookin'

I’ve seen this recipe all over the Internet. I originally found it on Chef in Training.

Ham and Cheese Sliders @amandaformaro Amanda's Cookin'

Cut your rolls in half and add a little mayonnaise.

Ham and Cheese Sliders @amandaformaro Amanda's Cookin'

Layer one slice of ham and a quartered slice of cheese on the bun, then put the top bun back on.

Ham and Cheese Sliders @amandaformaro Amanda's Cookin'

Arrange all the sliders in a baking dish an brush on the poppy seed dressing. At this point you can cover and refrigerate until your ready to bake them, or go ahead and pop them in the oven and enjoy!

Ham and Cheese Sliders

Rating: 51

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes

Yield: 24 sandwiches

Serving Size: 8 servings (3 sandwiches)

Ham and Cheese Sliders


  • 24 King's Hawaiian rolls
  • 24 slices smoked or baked deli ham
  • 6 slices Sargento Havarti sliced cheese, quartered
  • Mayonnaise
  • Poppy Seed Sauce
  • 1 tablespoon poppy seeds
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons yellow mustard
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1 tablespoon minced shallot or onion
  • 1/2 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce


  1. Preheat oven to 350 F.
  2. Cut each roll in half and spread mayonnaise on each side of the roll. Fold a slice of ham in half, then in half again and place on the roll. Top with small slice of Havarti cheese. Place top of roll back on to form sandwich.
  3. Place rolls close together in a 13x9 baking pan until pan in completely full. More than one batch will be needed to make all 24. I was able to fit 15 in the pan.
  4. Whisk together all sauce ingredients and brush it generously over the tops of all the rolls. Let the rolls set until the butter has set up a bit.
  5. For a toasted bun, bake uncovered. For softer rolls, cover pan with aluminum foil. Bake for 12-15 minutes.
  6. Rolls can be made a day ahead and stored in fridge until ready to bake.

Notes from Amanda

You may not use all of the sauce. I brushed on one layer, and then went through and added another for good measure. They were perfect!


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  1. says

    I’m so guilty of not taking a real lunch break lots of days. It’s just too easy to skip it or grab something less than nutritious and keep on working. Then by dinner time I’m famished and tend to overeat. I’m going to really try to take time for a good lunch and these little sliders would be a great start on that! Looks fabulous, Amanda!

  2. Eva says

    Deliciosos! My children loved them. We had them for dinner with cauliflower cheddar soup on soccer night and had enough left over for six lunches. I will definitely be making these again.

  3. Joyce Sedam says

    I made these little sliders for my bunco girls and they were just
    delighted. Thank you so much for the recipe. Keep them coming.


  1. […] Ham & Cheese Sliders are mini sandwiches that are flavorful and perfect for any kind of get together. There a variety of flavors involved from the King’s Hawaiian Rolls to the poppy seed sauce. The poppy seed sauce is a pleasant blend of yellow mustard, poppy seeds, butter, shallots, and Worcestershire Sauce. This sauce is used with the ham and Havarti sliced cheese and mayonnaise. Once the sandwiches are all set up, they are placed in the oven and brushed over with the poppy seed sauce. They should bake up for about 15 minutes. They can be removed from the oven and served immediately. YUM. Check out the full recipe on Amanda’s Cookin’. […]

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