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Caramelized Ham & Swiss Buns

 Caramelized Ham & Swiss Buns
My next door neighbor shared her version of this recipe with me. You can make it ahead and cook it quickly when company arrives. The combo of poppy seeds, ham and cheese, horseradish and brown sugar makes it simply delicious!—Iris Weihemuller, Baxter, Minnesota
12 ServingsPrep: 25 min. + chilling Bake: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 package (12 ounces) Hawaiian sweet rolls, split
  • 1/2 cup horseradish sauce
  • 12 slices deli ham
  • 6 slices Swiss cheese, halved
  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon spicy brown mustard
  • 2 teaspoons poppy seeds
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder

Directions

  • Spread roll bottoms with horseradish sauce. Layer with ham and
  • cheese; replace tops. Arrange in a single layer in a greased
  • 9-in.-square baking pan.
  • In a small skillet, heat butter over medium-high heat. Add onion;
  • cook and stir 1-2 minutes or until tender. Stir in remaining
  • ingredients. Pour over rolls. Refrigerate, covered, several hours or
  • overnight.
  • Preheat oven to 350°. Bake, covered, 25 minutes. Bake, uncovered,
  • 5-10 minutes longer or until golden brown. Yield: 1 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 sandwich equals 288 calories,

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Caramelized Ham & Swiss Buns (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 17 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 67 mg cholesterol, 447 mg sodium, 21 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 11 g protein.