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Baked Ham and Colby Sandwiches

This yummy ham sliders recipe is a winner with friends and family. Not only are the warm sandwiches a snap to prepare, but they smell so good when baking that no can resist them. They are a staple at our get-togethers. —Sherry Crenshaw, Fort Worth, Texas
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    8 sandwiches


  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons prepared mustard
  • 1 tablespoon dried minced onion
  • 1 tablespoon poppy seeds
  • 2 to 3 teaspoons sugar
  • 8 hamburger buns, split
  • 8 slices Colby cheese
  • 16 thin slices deli ham (about 1 pound)
  • 1-1/2 cups shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese


  • Preheat oven to 350°. In a small bowl, combine the butter, mustard, onion, poppy seeds and sugar. Place bun bottoms, cut side up, in an ungreased 15x10x1-in. baking pan. Top each with Colby cheese, ham and mozzarella. Brush with half the butter mixture.
  • Replace bun tops. Brush with remaining butter mixture. Bake, uncovered, until cheese is melted, 10-15 minutes.
Test Kitchen Tips
  • Feel free to substitute your favorite cheeses into this recipe. Swap Colby with cheddar!
  • Want more ways to use up leftover ham? Try these ideas.
  • Nutrition Facts
    1 sandwich: 504 calories, 32g fat (18g saturated fat), 102mg cholesterol, 1444mg sodium, 27g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 1g fiber), 27g protein.

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