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Ham and Cheese Sliders: Just in Time for Football Season

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As football season approaches, the kitchen chicks are in the kitchen preparing some easy and delicious recipes to help make the game enjoyable even if our team doesn’t win.  I’ve always wanted to make sliders and this it’s-so-easy-it’s-embarrassing recipe for ham and cheese sliders hits all the right spots at the chicken coop.  Here’s everything you’ll need to impress your friends and fill them up at the same time.

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Ingredients:

  • 1 pound thinly sliced ham (mine was about 20 slices)
  • 2 cups grated cheese.  Use your favorite.  I used cheddar
  • 1 package King’s Hawaiian sweet rolls
  • 5 Tablespoons butter
  • 1 Tablespoon dijon mustard
  • 1 Tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon worchestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • Poppy seeds

Here’s how to do it:

  1. Open the package of King’s Hawaiian rolls and slice them down the middle.  Don’t break them apart.
  2. Put the bottom side of the rolls into a 9X13 pan.
  3. Layer the ham on top of the rolls and sprinkle the cheese all over the ham.
  4. Put the tops of the rolls on top of the ham and cheese.
  5. Melt the butter in the microwave in a microwave safe bowl.  (about 30 seconds)
  6. Add the other ingredients and stir a bit.
  7. Microwave another 30 seconds and stir again.
  8. Drizzle the butter mixture over the tops of the rolls until completely covered, brushing with a pastry brush to cover the tops evenly.  It’s ok to let the butter go into the cracks.
  9. Sprinkle poppy seeds over all.
  10. Cover with foil and place in a 375 degree oven for about 15 minutes.
  11. Uncover and bake an additional 5 minutes on the top rack to brown the rolls and make the cheese all melty.
  12. Remove from oven and let cool slightly (5 minutes or so) and then go around each roll with a very sharp knife to cut through and separate the buns.
  13. Serve with chips and other party foods.

This was very well received by the roosters in the coop and even made for excellent lunches the next day.

We have a similar recipe that has a slightly different flair here on the kitchen chicks called Layered Biscuit Bake.  The process is slightly different with a milder flavor if that’s more your style.  You can find it Here

Enjoy the Super Bowl!  We hope your team wins!  🙂

Ham and cheese sliders
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Servings Prep Time Cook Time Passive Time
12sliders 10minutes 20minutes 5minutes
Servings Prep Time
12sliders 10minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
20minutes 5minutes
Ingredients
  • 1 lb ham thinly sliced
  • 2 cups grated cheese any
  • 1 package King Hawaiians sweet rolls
  • 5 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1 tbsp dijon mustard
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp worchestershire sauce
  • 1/2 tsp garlic salt
  • poppy seeds as needed
Servings: sliders
Units:
Ingredients
  • 1 lb ham thinly sliced
  • 2 cups grated cheese any
  • 1 package King Hawaiians sweet rolls
  • 5 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1 tbsp dijon mustard
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1/2 tsp worchestershire sauce
  • 1/2 tsp garlic salt
  • poppy seeds as needed
Servings: sliders
Units:
Instructions
  1. Open the package of King's Hawaiian rolls and slice them down the middle. Don't break them apart.
  2. Put the bottom side of the rolls into a 9X13 pan.
  3. Layer the ham on top of the rolls and sprinkle the cheese all over the ham.
  4. Put the tops of the rolls on top of the ham and cheese.
  5. Melt the butter in the microwave in a microwave safe bowl. (about 30 seconds) Add the other ingredients and stir a bit.
  6. Microwave another 30 seconds and stir again.
  7. Drizzle the butter mixture over the tops of the rolls until completely covered, brushing with a pastry brush to cover the tops evenly. It's ok to let the butter go into the cracks.
  8. Sprinkle poppy seeds over all. Cover with foil and place in a 375 degree oven for about 15 minutes.
  9. Uncover and bake an additional 5 minutes on the top rack to brown the rolls and make the cheese all melty.
  10. Remove from oven and let cool slightly (5 minutes or so) and then go around each roll with a very sharp knife to cut through and separate the buns.
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