Dinner Roll Sandwiches

You can only eat leftover turkey and ham for so long before you revolt. Or go crazy. Don’t get me wrong, I love Thanksgiving and all the food that comes along with it but I just can’t stand leftovers. I suck it up for a day or two but then I just can’t take it. We did a Thanksgiving meal with my in-laws on Sunday and real Thanksgiving with my family so I am totally over Thanksgiving food in its original form. I have been eating turkey slathered in gravy for almost a whole week people. Me? A week of leftovers? I think not. I have been in a constant daze this whole time because of all the Tryptophan. It has to stop.

Thankfully, I recently found a great use for leftovers from the holidays over at Jane Deere (one of my favorite food blogs) and I just couldn’t wait to try it and of course share with you all! It still contains turkey (or ham if that’s your thing) but in a totally different presentation…therefore, making it acceptable. And I always love me a sandwich.

It starts with Hawaiian Sweet Rolls (um, yeah!). Then it gets layered with turkey, cheese, an amazing buttery sauce, the tops of the rolls and more sauce. I also love me some sauce.

Throw it in the oven for a crispy, melty masterpiece of leftover glory!

Dinner Roll Sandwiches
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  1. 2 packs Hawaiian Sweet Rolls
  2. 1 lb. shaved ham or turkey
  3. ½ pound shredded mozzarella cheese
  4. ½ pound shredded Swiss cheese
  1. 2 sticks melted butter
  2. 2 Tbsp. mustard
  3. 1 Tbsp. Worcestershire sauce
  4. 1 tsp. dry onion
  5. 2 Tbsp. poppy seeds
  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Slice rolls horizontally as a unit – don’t break apart into individual rolls. Put the bottoms in a 9×13 dish. Lay meat on top. Cover with cheese. Mix together sauce ingredients and pour 2/3-3/4 on top of cheese. Place tops of rolls on top. Pour remaining mixture over tops of rolls and spread evenly.
  2. Bake for 15-20 minutes. Watch closely – if the tops begin to brown too much, place a sheet of foil over the top.
Adapted from Jane Deere
Adapted from Jane Deere
Meg's Everyday Indulgence http://megseverydayindulgence.com/


  1. Hey Meg!

    Thanks for the mention! I’m so glad you like these sandwiches…they’re a big hit in our family!

  2. Hi Meg,
    I have been to several functions where a similar sandwich is served. I always ask for the recipe and have not be given the recipe until now, at last, now I can make them too! Hope you are having a great week end and thanks so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday.
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen

  3. Hi! Wanted to let you know I’m featuring this at tomorrow Tasty Tuesday party. Thanks SO much for linking hope. Please feel free to stop by and grab a featured button! http://nap-timecreations.blogspot.com/

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