Hot Ham and Cheese Sandwiches with Sweet Mustard Sauce

P1020193I adore these sandwiches. Definitely in my Top 3! Ham and Cheese is a classic, but this sandwich brings it up a notch.

A buttery, sweet mustard sauce is drizzled all over the inside and on top (my favorite part!)- the more the better, in my opinion! Also included is ham from the deli, and two types of cheese. Once again, I use Homemade Sandwich Buns, which I recently mentioned in another post. I cannot emphasize enough what a difference this makes! I made these sandwiches for years, with store-bought buns, and though I still really enjoyed them, I couldn’t believe how much better they tasted when made with a good homemade sandwich bun. Once assembled, all of this is baked until it is hot, saucy, and gooey with cheese!

Serve these with a salad or a baked potato or sweet potato, and you have a quick, easy, delicious meal! Makes 8 (NOTE: Make the buns a little smaller- and make these more like a “slider” for parties!)

  • 8 Sandwich Buns (I recommend Homemade Sandwich Buns)
  • 1/2- 3/4lb. fresh deli ham, very thinly sliced.
  • 8 slices colby-jack cheese
  • 1 1 /2 cups mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 2 (generous) Tbs. prepared yellow mustard
  • 2 Tbs. finely minced onion
  • 1 (generous) Tbs. sugar

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Assemble the sandwiches: colby-jack cheese on the bottom, then the ham, then the mozzarella cheese.

Next, mix together the melted butter, mustard, onion, and sugar. Drizzle this over the open sandwiches.

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Replace bun tops. Drizzle the rest of the sauce over the tops of the buns.

Bake @ 375 for 10 minutes- until all the cheese is melted.

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