Honey Baked Ham & Swiss Sliders for a Crowd

June 1, 2018

My favorite fast lunch option– These sliders come together quickly with leftover ham and a bit of sliced swiss. Toasty, savory, and filling!


I’ve got to admit, while some members of my family may disagree with me, I LOVE leftovers. You get to enjoy all the perks of the hard work of creating one delicious meal twice. Win-win! But not everyone shares my love for second-day leftovers. Some people (ahem, Robby) just can’t stomach the same meal for two nights in a row, which is totally fine. As long as I can convince my kids to eat these Ham & Swiss Sliders using the protein from our dinner the night before, I’m good! 


In the summertime and on the weekends, one of the last things I want to do is build a feast for lunchtime when I know I’ll be doing it all over again for dinner a few hours later. That’s where this easy, fast, and warm meal comes in. An upgrade from a classic deli sandwich, these Ham & Swiss Sliders feature a sweet and crunchy slice of apple, ooey-gooey Swiss, and honeybaked ham, all wrapped up in a sweet roll.

After assembling the sandwiches in a baking dish (be sure to slice the bread according to the recipe to save the most time), you’ll only have to wait a dozen or so minutes before a warm lunch is ready. I also love making these sliders for picnics, summer celebrating, busy weeknights, and feeding a large group. I’ve been known to get creative and swap out the ingredients (pepperoni and mozzarella! turkey for the ham! roast beef and provolone!) depending on what I may have on hand.


You could create these sliders with any type of roll, however, I’ve found that the Hawaiian Sweet Rolls add just the right flavor and don’t become soggy with all that butter, mayo, dijon mustard, and honey goodness. The thin slices of apples dress these little guys up and sometimes I like to use green apples to wake up the mouth-watering combination of ham and Swiss cheese with a little tart crunch. By keeping the rolls intact, and not separating them, the prep for this meal becomes simple and quick when feeding a crowd.

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Honey Baked Ham & Swiss Sliders for a Crowd

  • Author: kelsey nixon
  • Yield: 68 servings 1x


  • 12-count Hawaiian sweet rolls
  • 9 slices thick deli-style ham
  • 912 slices swiss cheese
  • 1 apple, thinly sliced
  • ¼ cup mayo
  • 4 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 tablespoon dijon mustard
  • 2 teaspoons honey


Preheat oven to 375°F and lightly grease a 9-inch baking dish or similar sized casserole dish.


Slice rolls crosswise so that the rolls are split in half. (Do not separate the rolls, they should all still be connected when you slice them so that the bottom halves stay connected and the bottom halves stay connected)


Spread mayo over the bottom halves. Top with ham slices, then swiss cheese, and then apple slices. Top with the top halves of the rolls


In a small bowl whisk together melted butter, dijon mustard, and honey. Brush mixture over the sandwiches.


Bake for 10-15 minutes until cheese is melty and sliders are browned on top.

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