These Hawaiian sandwiches feature freshly baked rolls that are that are filled with savory ham, sweet pineapple, and layers of melted cheese. The rolls are baked in the oven and brushed with melted butter and a sprinkling of salt.
It’s the most, wonderful time… of the yeeeeear!
And nope, I’m not talking about Christmas. I’m talking about the day after Easter, yipppeeee! Why does this excite me so much? Because, ham. Ham! Everyone’s refrigerators are filled with it. And everyone wants to get rid of it. Which means that this is the perfect time for me to share this childhood favorite of mine. Hawaiian sandwiches. They’re savory, they’re sweet, and they’re layered with melted cheese. Kids and adults love them, and they take 20 minutes from start to finish. Tell me you’re not sold on these suckers!
The ham and pineapple combo:
I’m going to steer the conversation to pizza for a minute, because putting pineapple on pizza is actually one of the most commonly debated food-related topics. And sparking debate is fun, when it comes to fun food convos. The President of Iceland even joked that he was fundamentally opposed to putting pineapple on pizza last year. Personally? I’m on #TeamPineapple. Where do you stand?
Where did Hawaiian Pizza get it’s name?
Sam Panopoulos invented the Hawaiian pizza at a restaurant in Ontario Canad. He gave it it’s name based on the brand of Pineapple he used to make it! Huh!
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- 8 fresh slider rolls
- 16 slices ham
- 16 slices American cheese, can also use Swiss or Cheddar
- 8 slices pineapple, patted dry on a paper towel
- 2 Tablespoons butter, melted
- Optional: Dijon or yellow mustard
- Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
- Slice each roll nearly in half but leave a little left to easily fold the top back up. Layer each roll with 2 slices of ham, a slice of cheese, a pineapple slice, and one more slice of cheese. Fold the top back up.
- Place the assembled rolls on a baking sheet and top loosely with foil. Bake in the oven for 10 minutes, or until the cheese is melted. Remove the foil and brush the top of each roll with melted butter and add a light sprinkling of salt. Bake for an additional 5 minutes, or until the top of each roll is golden brown.
- Serve with chips or potato salad and enjoy!