The comfort food recipe that every family gathering needs.
If you're looking for a comforting recipe that will feed a crowd, look no further than these Sympathy Sandwiches. Once prepped, this easy potluck recipe comes together in just 20 minutes making it super simple to bring to an event and bake in the oven before the meal. Tragedy is hard enough to deal with without having to worry about making food for guests of the funeral, take some of the burden off those who've suffered a loss and bring food to the wake to help ease the stress during a difficult time.
These sandwiches work well on their own for any potluck occasion, however, and are a great option for the holidays too. When you need something you can throw in the oven and get on the table quickly, prepare these Sympathy Sandwiches the night before, and you'll have a great meal, ready to serve in no time.
- 1 package Hawaiian sweet rolls
- 1/2 pound thinly sliced deli ham
- 1/2 pound thinly sliced Swiss cheese
- 1/2 cup butter, melted
- 3 tablespoons Dijon style mustard
- 2 tablespoons brown sugar
- 1 teaspoon salt
For more sympathy foods perfect for comforting loved ones, tryThe Best Funeral Foods: 21 Easy Potluck Recipes for a Crowd
Spray a 7x10x3-inch deep bake dish with cooking spray.
Remove rolls from the packaging and slice them horizontally in half. Place the bottom half of the rolls into the prepared bake dish. Layer cheese evenly over the rolls, then add ham and a second cheese layer. Add the tops of the rolls.
Combine butter, brown sugar, Worcestershire sauce, salt, and mustard. Mix well and pour over the rolls.
Cover with plastic wrap and chill overnight (or a minimum of 4 hours).
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Bake the rolls for about 20 minutes, uncovered, and serve while warm.
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