Virginia Ham Poppy Seed Sandwiches Recipe

Hot Dish Homemaker


Make these sandwiches in advance. Always a favorite. I never have any left. Great warm or at room temperature.


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12 (two sandwiches each person)
15 Min


  • 2 pkg
    kings hawaiian dinner rolls (12count)
  • 2 lb
    virginia ham (from deli)
  • 12 slice
    swiss cheese
  • 1 stick
    butter plus 2 tablespoons
  • 2 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1 tsp
    poppy seeds plus more for top

How to Make Virginia Ham Poppy Seed Sandwiches Recipe


  1. Separate and place the bottoms only of Rolls in two 9 x 13 pans (12 rolls in each pan)
  2. Place Ham on top of the Roll bottoms. About 1 and 1/2 slices on each Roll
  3. Cut the Swiss Cheese Slices into 4 pieces and place 2 pieces each, on top of the Ham
  4. Now place the Dinner Roll tops on the Sandwiches
  5. In a saucepan, combine the Butter, Worcestershire, Onion Powder, Garlic Powder and Poppy Seeds over low heat until the butter melts
  6. Brush the Butter mixture over all the Ham Sandwiches then sprinkle with a little extra Poppy Seeds as you see here
  7. Cover the 2 pans of Sandwiches tightly with foil and put in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours or overnight
  8. When ready to cook, preheat oven to 375 degrees and bake the Sandwiches uncovered for 15 minutes or until the cheese is melted

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About Virginia Ham Poppy Seed Sandwiches Recipe

Course/Dish: Sandwiches
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: American

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