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Mini Grilled Ham-and-Cheese Sandwiches

Mini Grilled Ham-and-Cheese Sandwiches are not only guaranteed crowd-pleasers, but they take less than 15 minutes to make — and cost just pennies! Get a jump start on this appetizer. You can make these sandwiches up to 30 minutes before serving. Place them on baking sheets, cover with foil and keep warm in a 200ºF oven until ready to serve.



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  • Yield: 24 pieces (serving size: 1 piece)
  • Cook time:4 Minutes
  • Prep time:10 Minutes
  • Cost Per Serving:$.24


  • 6 slices American cheese
  • 7 ounces packaged deli ham, thinly sliced
  • 24 slices rye or pumpernickel cocktail bread such as Rubschlager
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
  • Pickle chips, optional
  • Mustard, optional


1. Stack cheese slices; cut into quarters. Trim ham slices to fit bread. Top 12 bread slices with 1 slice cheese, 2 slices ham and another slice cheese. Top with remaining bread slices. Spread outsides of sandwiches with butter. (This step can be done up to 4 hours ahead. Cover; chill.)

2. Warm a skillet over medium heat until hot. Cook sandwiches in batches, for 1 to 2 minutes; flip and cook other side until bread is toasted and cheese has melted. Let rest on a work surface for 1 minute; cut in half on the diagonal. Serve warm with pickle chips and mustard for dipping, if desired.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 90
  • Fat: 4g
  • Saturated fat: 2g
  • Protein: 5g
  • Carbohydrate: 10g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Cholesterol: 11mg
  • Sodium: 291mg

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