Holidays & Events

It’s time to celebrate! Get inspired to go above-and-beyond with our special recipes for holidays and events that take you from appetizers to dessert.

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Hot Italian Party Sandwiches

It doesn’t get much easier, or more delicious, than this hot Italian sandwich recipe. These sandwiches are the perfect appetizer for parties, gatherings or a hungry family. —Joan Hallford, North Richland Hills, Texas

Mustard Barbecue Shaved Ham

This recipe makes enough ham sandwiches to feed a crowd and is so easy to put together. Have your butcher...


Freezer Breakfast Sandwiches

1 review

On busy mornings, these freezer breakfast sandwiches save the day. A hearty combo of eggs, Canadian bacon and cheese will...


Grilled Bistro Breakfast Sandwiches

1 review

I used to make a classic breakfast sandwich when my kids were still at home. Now that it’s just my...


Sourdough Bread Bowl Sandwich

I created this recipe for when my husband and I go to the lake. I don’t like to spend a...

Slow-Cooker Cubano Sandwiches

7 reviews

This recipe came about because I didn't have pepperoncini for my usual Italian pork recipe so I used pickles instead....


Pressure Cooker Beer-Braised Pulled Ham

1 review

To jazz up leftover ham, I cooked it with a beer sauce. Buns loaded with ham, pickles and mustard are...

Mozzarella Ham Stromboli

16 reviews

"The original recipe for this savory bread called for salami, but I use ham instead," writes Janice Brightwell of Jeffersonville,...


Sweet Club Sandwich

1 review

"I first tasted this delicious layered loaf at a potluck at work," recalls Joanne Klopfestein from North Liberty, Indiana. This...


Ham & Jack Pudgy Pie

3 reviews

Pepper jack cheese adds spicy flavor to these warm, melty sandwiches. —Terri McKitrick, Delafield, Wisconsin


Hot Antipasto Sandwiches

5 reviews

I usually make this popular dish as an appetizer for holiday get-togethers. But I also like to serve it with...

Ham & Swiss Stromboli

4 reviews

This is an excellent dish to take to someone for dinner. It's also easy to change up the recipe with...


Hot Ham Sandwiches

12 reviews

I came up with this crowd-pleasing recipe while trying to recreate a favorite sandwich from a restaurant near my hometown....


Super Italian Sub

6 reviews

I like this flavorful Italian sub recipe that can be made ahead because it lets me relax with family and...


Cobb Salad Sub

4 reviews

When we need a quick meal to share, we turn Cobb salad into a sandwich masterpiece. Sometimes I substitute tortillas...


Breakfast Pitas

2 reviews

My husband and I like these pita pockets all by themselves for a quick breakfast. When you want a larger...

Baked Ham Hoagies

1 review

For any holiday or gathering, I prefer quick-and-easy dishes since I work full-time. This main dish is fun since everyone...


Savory Sandwich Ring

3 reviews

I first made this alternative to a submarine sandwich for a party. It looks appetizing and tastes great! Now it's...


Chicken Cordon Bleu Crescent Ring

10 reviews

A classic cordon bleu has chicken, cheese and ham. To change it up, roll everything inside crescent dough for a...


Crowd-Pleasin’ Muffuletta

1 review

A garlic-olive paste is the delicious difference in this hearty make-ahead sandwich. —Jeannie Yee, Fremont, California


Hearty Muffuletta

4 reviews

Famous in Louisiana, muffulettas are cold cuts, cheese and olive salad layered into an Italian bread shell. I was happy...


Ham & Cheese Bagels

1 review

I came up with this recipe one day when I needed something quick and healthy for lunch but didn’t want...


Ham Salad

3 reviews

I first made this for a shower...everyone raved about it. Now when I go to a potluck, I take it,...


Croque-Madame

1 review

My son and I love having a croque-madame (a fried egg atop our grilled ham and cheese) for lunch. If...

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Scrambled Egg Bread

We always eat ham, eggs and bread on camping trips, and we often have extras. Combine them and you’ve got...


Ham and Cheese Loaf

11 reviews

This golden loaf starts with convenient refrigerated dough and is stuffed with deli ham and three types of cheese. I


Ham ‘n’ Cheese Biscuit Stacks

6 reviews

These finger sandwiches are filling enough to satisfy hearty appetites. I've served the fun little stacks at every event, including...


Cuban Breakfast Sandwiches

2 reviews

Grab hold of breakfast time by serving these warm, energy-boosting sandwiches. The hearty helping of protein will help keep hunger...


Snakewich with Venom Sauce

2 reviews

Our Halloween party is so big, I hold it in the street. This sandwich shaped like a snake is tasty...


Omelet Tortilla Wrap

1 review

“Here’s a hearty, better-for-you breakfast that can be eaten right
out of hand. Kids just love it.”
Ingrid...