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Hot Ham Sandwiches

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Cook: 4 hours


12 servings

Updated: Sep. 24, 2022
I came up with this crowd-pleasing recipe while trying to recreate a favorite sandwich from a restaurant near my hometown. The sandwiches are easy to serve in a buffet line because they don't really need condiments. They're so flavorful just as they are! —Susan Rehm, Grahamsville, New York
Hot Ham Sandwiches Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 3 pounds thinly sliced deli ham (about 40 slices)
  • 2 cups apple juice
  • 2/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup sweet pickle relish
  • 2 teaspoons prepared mustard
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 12 kaiser rolls, split
  • Additional sweet pickle relish, optional


  1. Separate ham slices and place in a 3-qt. slow cooker. In a small bowl, combine the apple juice, brown sugar, relish, mustard and paprika. Pour over ham.
  2. Cover and cook on low for 4-5 hours or until heated through. Place 3-4 slices of ham on each roll. Serve with additional relish if desired.

Nutrition Facts

1 sandwich: 432 calories, 13g fat (4g saturated fat), 62mg cholesterol, 1974mg sodium, 52g carbohydrate (23g sugars, 2g fiber), 27g protein.

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