Funeral Sandwiches


Share your sympathies with a no-fail recipe for funeral sandwiches (also known as party sandwiches). These ham sandwiches are easy to prepare and just as easy to eat.

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Share your sympathies with this no-fail recipe for funeral sandwiches (also known as party sandwiches), and you'll be offering an outstretched hand of comfort that gives and gives. Any way you look at it, these sandwiches are a crowd-pleaser. They're easy to prepare and just as easy to eat. This popular appetizer can easily double as dinner, making it a go-to dish for sharing with friends and neighbors in need. A few simple ingredients—a Hawaiian roll, deli-style ham, mustard, and cheese—combine to create a ham sandwich that is so much greater than the sum of its parts. It's warm and filling and a must for supper spreads, from funerals to church homecomings, and every moment in between. Once prepared, the sandwiches are baked in a big batch, making prep for a crowd as easy as can be. Add this simple recipe to your rotation, and you'll never take it out. Make some today, and you'll see why.

Ham-Stuffed Biscuits with Mustard Butter

Tina Cornett


  • 1 cup unsalted butter

  • 1 small yellow onion, minced

  • 2 teaspoons coarse grain mustard

  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce

  • 5 (7 1/2-ounce) packages Hawaiian Rolls

  • 2 pounds thinly sliced ham, chopped

  • 12 ounces Swiss or Cheddar cheese slices


  1. Beat butter and next 3 ingredients at medium speed with an electric mixer until blended.

  2. Split rolls horizontally without separating; spread butter mixture evenly over bottom halves. Top with ham, cheese, and remaining halves of rolls.

  3. Bake at 350° for 15 minutes.

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