Ham and Cheese Sliders

Everyone loves these Hot Ham and Cheese Sliders because they’re easy, cheesy and delicious! They don’t take long to make and have such a delicious glaze on top that make them addicting and perfect for any get together.

Ham and Cheese Sliders

Ham and Swiss Sliders

Do you have leftover ham from Easter? Me too! We always buy a HUGE ham just for the leftovers. We divide it up and freeze it in bags, then we let them thaw overnight and use it the following day. We’re big fans of omelets, frittatas, soup and of course, sandwiches. These ham and swiss sliders are a recent favorite. They’re sweet, tangy and loaded with melty cheese and a whole lot of ham.

Making these sliders couldn’t be easier! You need just a few simple ingredients and about 10 minutes of time to prep them. Sounds doable, right?

Ham Sliders

How to make Ham Sliders

First, you’ll cut the sliders in half. Don’t attempt to do this individually, just grab your biggest bread knife and cut the entire sheet of them all at once. Place the bottom layer into a greased 9×13-inch baking dish and then layer the cheese and ham. Add the tops on, then brush with the buttery seasoning mix.

Cover with foil and bake for 20 minutes, then remove it and bake for 10 more minutes. Serve them warm while they’re nice and melty. Mmmmm!

Hot Ham and Cheese Sliders

If you’re looking for an easy, delicious way to use up leftover ham, or a great recipe for deli meat, this is it!! Both kids and adults will love them!

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Ham and Cheese Sliders recipe

5 from 4 votes

Everyone loves these Hot Ham and Cheese Sliders because they're easy, cheesy and delicious! They don't take long to make and have such a delicious glaze on top that make them addicting and perfect for any get together. 

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 12 sliders
Calories 351 kcal
Author on lilluna.com


  • 12 sweet slider buns
  • 3/4 pound sliced deli ham honey or leftover Easter ham works well
  • 3/4 pound swiss cheese

For the glaze

  • 1 stick unsalted butter
  • 2 tbsp. brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp. dijon mustard
  • 1 tbsp. poppy seeds
  • 1 tsp. onion powder
  • 2 tsp. worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • pinch black pepper


  1. Lightly spray a 9x13 inch dish with baking spray. Cut the sliders in half (in all together, do not break individually). Place the bottom layer snuggly into the bottom of the dish.

  2. Place half of the cheese over top, then layer with ham, then the remaining cheese.

  3. In a small microwave-safe bowl, add the butter and heat until melted. Stir in brown sugar, dijon, poppy seeds, onion powder, worcestershire, salt and black pepper.

  4. Brush over the tops of the rolls. Pour the excess in between and in all of the nooks and crannies. 

  5. Cover with aluminum foil, let sit while oven preheats. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes. Remove the foil and continue baking for an additional 10 minutes. Remove and serve immediately.

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  1. oh, my gosh, these are incredible! we made them for a party & everyone raved about them! they are melt in your mouth good. they’d be great with all kinds of meats & cheeses, too!

  2. This is a favorite go to meal that is quick and easy. Its also good to prepare ahead of time and just finish with the sauce before its baked. Melted haM and cheese with a yummy sAuce. Whats not to like?

  3. I can not get enough of these sliders! This is a super great recipe to make for groups. It makes a lot and they are delicious! Will be making these over and over!

  4. My favorite grocery store had Hawaiian rolls on sale for $1….perfect time to try this recipe. We love them! The smell is almost as good as the taste. Perfect for Football season parties.