Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Ham and Cheese Sticky Bun Sandwiches

Here is the promised recipe for the sticky bun ham sandwiches!  I found this to be the perfect make-ahead food to feed a large amount of people.  I assembled the sandwiches (omitting the sauce and baking) and froze the pans until I needed them. 

These sandwiches are so low-maintenance.  Once baked, they can be served hot, warm, or room temperature.  They're even great the next day straight out of the refrigerator. 

The original recipe was given to me by a friend.  It called for an obscene amount of butter.  I more than halved that amount, and the result was spectacular.  The combination of salty and sweet combined with sticky and gooey - satisfies every craving you've ever had. 

You could make these sandwiches for a bridal shower, picnic, cocktail party, or even for a light dinner. 

Whatever you make them for, I promise you that you'll love them!




Ham and Cheese Sticky Bun Sandwiches

1/4 cup butter
2 T poppy seeds
1/4 cup brown sugar
2 T worcestershire sauce
2 T mustard
2 packages Martins potato rolls (dinner roll sized, 12 in each package)
3/4 lb sliced deli ham
3/4 sliced swiss cheese

After assembling ham and cheese sandwiches (rolls, ham, cheese), combine remaining ingredients in a saucepan.  Bring mixture to a boil for 2 minutes.  Pour mixture over assembled sandwiches.  Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes. 

4 comments:

  1. Arghhh, too cruel. We can't get Martins potato rolls here, or for that matter, any type of potato rolls. Madly thinking of what I could use as a replacement. It doesn't help that I have no idea of the texture of potato rolls or what they taste like.

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  2. Those look yummy! I might have to try them out on Saturday for my son's graduation party. (We'll test them out tomorrow night though.)

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  3. You could use white dinner rolls that come in a tear apart pack.

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