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Baked Ham and Colby Sandwiches

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.


8 sandwiches

Updated: Nov. 09, 2022
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
Baked Ham and Colby Sandwiches Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 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


  1. 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.
  2. 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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