These little oven baked ham and cheese Hawaiian roll sliders are a family favorite. I mean. What’s not to like?
With their buttery sweet Hawaiian buns, topped with a crispy onion-poppy seeds sauce. Then baked until the Havarti cheese gets the perfect amount of melty. Nommmm.
The secret is in the sauce.
The secret sauce though is what will make you want to eat the entire tray of these delectable little ham and cheese sandwiches. The sauce is just three ingredients mixed together with a little melted butter and it will rock your world.
Want to know what they are? Oh, alright. I’ll tell you. 😉 Worcestershire sauce, onions and Dijon mustard. That’s IT. Together these friendly condiments are a happy family of tastiness.
Which Hawaiian rolls are best to use with this recipe?
When you go to the store you’ll notice two flavors of Hawaiian rolls — savory butter and original sweet. I’ve tried using both to make these ham and cheese sliders. Both are good!
However, I personally like the savory butter flavor a little better. The original sweet rolls along with the sweetness of the ham can be just a little too much sweetness for me.
However, try them both and see what you like best! I always say, there’s no right or wrong way to do things. So take time to experiment and see what you and your family like best.
Can these ham and Havarti cheese sliders be made ahead?
Aside from being undeniably delicious, these adorable sliders are also really easy to make. Yes, you can prep them ahead of time then bake them right before you’re ready to eat. They make and excellent brunch for a small crowd or to bring them to a friends house as a snack.
Good weekend food!
These little sandwiches also make great weekend food. This morning, for example, we had a busy day cut out for us full of fun things to do like replacing our washing machine. (Did you catch my sarcasm there?) This included a trip to the local laundromat so that the kids would have clean socks to wear while the new washing machine was being installed. Luckily we live near a college campus so laundromats are a dime a dozen.
Anyway, these ham and cheese sliders made their debut around 11am and we left them out and munched them all day while we worked (and the kids played).
I’m happy to report I have my second load of laundry tumbling right now in our new washer and I am about to grab a beer from the fridge to celebrate.
Did you notice my cute, glass baking dish? I just love this dish! It’s one of my favorite Pioneer Woman pieces. Yes, I have multiple pieces of her collection. I opened the flood gate and I’m really having to refrain from purchasing ALL of the Pioneer Woman’s cookware. Gah!
This casserole dish specifically is my favorite because it’s a little smaller than a typical baking dish and it has really pretty glass bead work on the outside. I use it a lot for breakfast casseroles and sheet cakes and of course these slides.
Also, a package of Hawaiian rolls fits perfectly. 😉
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Love all things ham and cheese? Hey, it’s a can’t-go-wrong combo. Here are all my other recipes incorporating ham and cheese:
- Ham and Cheese Quiche
- Cheesy Ham and Potato Soup
- Cajun Ham and Cheese Biscuits
- Easy Ham and Cheese Croissant Melts
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