These Beef and Cheddar Sliders are the perfect combination of savory roast beef, melted cheese, and a touch of sweetness from the Hawaiian rolls. They make for a delicious and easy-to-make meal or snack that will satisfy your cravings. Whether you’re planning a party or a special get-together, these sliders are sure to impress everyone.

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The inspiration for these sliders comes from the iconic Arby’s Beef and Cheddar sandwich. The combination of roast beef, melted cheese, and sweet Hawaiian rolls is reminiscent of this famous fast food item. By making them at home, you can enjoy all the flavors and customize them to your liking.

So whether you’re a fan of Arby’s Beef and Cheddar sandwiches or just looking for a tasty and easy meal option, give these Beef and Cheddar Sliders a try. They are sure to become a regular on your menu rotation.

Related: Try our Air Fryer Pepperoni Grilled Cheese for another easy hot sandwich idea!

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Why You’ll Love These Beef and Cheddar Sliders

  • Easy to make for a group or on the go: These sliders are perfect for serving a group of people or just making a quick meal for yourself. They are also great to take on the go, whether for a picnic or as a packed lunch.
  • Budget-friendly: Using affordable ingredients like Hawaiian rolls and roast beef makes this recipe budget-friendly without compromising taste.
  • Delicious and satisfying: The combination of savory roast beef, sweet Hawaiian rolls, and melted cheese will satisfy all your cravings in one delicious bite.
  • Customizable: Easily customize these sliders to your liking by adding different toppings or sauces.


A complete list of ingredients and amounts can be found in the recipe card below.

  • Hawaiian Rolls
  • Melted Butter
  • Minced Onion
  • Poppy Seeds
  • Garlic Powder
  • Roast Beef
  • Melted Cheese Sauce (I used Ragu)
  • Store Bought Arby’s Sauce
  • Cooking Spray

Helpful Tools

  • Baking Dish
  • Basting Brush
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  1. Start by preheating your oven to 275 degrees and slicing the Hawaiian rolls in half, making sure the top halves are slightly thicker than the bottom halves.
  2. Spray a baking dish with cooking spray and place the bottom halves of the rolls in it.
  3. Layer on roast beef until you have a thick layer covering the bottom halves of the rolls.
  4. Pour melted cheese sauce on top of the roast beef and spread it evenly.
  5. Place the top halves of the rolls on top of the cheese sauce.
  6. Mix melted butter, minced onion, poppy seeds, and garlic powder in a small bowl until well combined.
  7. Using a basting brush, generously coat the tops of the rolls with the butter mixture.
  8. Place the baking dish in the oven and bake for 10-15 minutes or until the tops of the rolls are golden brown.
  9. Once done, remove from the oven and slice into 12 individual sliders.
  10. Serve with store-bought Arby’s sauce for dipping.
  11. Enjoy these delicious Beef and Cheddar Sliders as a snack, meal, or side dish.
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Substitutions and Variations

  • Use different types of cheese: While this recipe calls for melted cheese sauce, feel free to use your favorite type of cheese. Cheddar, Swiss, or provolone would all work well in these sliders.
  • Add veggies: For extra flavor and nutrition, add some sliced onions, bell peppers, or mushrooms on top of the roast beef before adding the cheese sauce.
  • Use different types of meat: If you’re not a fan of roast beef, try using sliced turkey, ham, or even pulled pork in these sliders for a different flavor.
  • Spice it up: For those who love a little heat, add some hot sauce or red pepper flakes to the butter mixture for an added kick.

Serving Suggestion

Pair these sliders with a side of salad or some chips to make it a complete meal. And don’t forget to experiment with different toppings and sauces to create your own unique version of these delicious sliders.

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How to Store Beef and Cheddar Sliders

If you have any leftover sliders, store them in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. To reheat, place them in the oven at 275 degrees for 10-15 minutes or until heated through. You can also microwave them for a quick and easy option.

Top Tips

  • Use good quality ingredients: Since this recipe has few ingredients, it’s crucial to use high-quality ones to ensure great taste. Choose fresh and flavorful roast beef and a tasty cheese sauce.
  • Let them rest before cutting: Before slicing into individual sliders, let them rest for a few minutes to allow the flavors to meld together.
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Frequently Asked Questions

Can I use homemade cheese sauce instead of store-bought?

Absolutely! Feel free to use your own homemade cheese sauce or even shredded cheese in these sliders.

Can I make these sliders ahead of time?

Yes, you can assemble the sliders and store them in the refrigerator until ready to bake. Just wait to add the butter mixture before baking.

Can I use a different type of bread?

You can certainly use a different type of bread, but the sweetness and softness of Hawaiian rolls really make these sliders special.

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Beef and Cheddar Sliders Recipe

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Beef and Cheddar Sliders

These Beef and Cheddar Sliders are the perfect, easy-to-make meal or snack that will satisfy your cravings. Whether you’re planning a party or a special get-together, these sliders are sure to impress everyone.
Servings: 12
Calories: 150kcal
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes


  • 1 package Hawaiian Rolls
  • 6 tablespoons Melted Butter
  • 2 tablespoons Minced Onion
  • 1 teaspoon Poppy Seeds
  • ½ teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • 1 lb. Roast Beef
  • ¾ cup Melted Cheese Sauce I used Ragu
  • Store Bought Arby’s Sauce


  • Baking Dish
  • Basting Brush


  • Start by slicing your rolls in half making your tops slightly thicker than the bottoms.
  • Spray your baking dish with cooking spray and lay the bottom half of your rolls in the baking dish.
  • Top with roast beef. I like this to be a thick layer, so I use a full pound.
  • Pour your cheese sauce on top and smooth it out evenly, and cover with the tops of your rolls.
  • In a bowl add together your melted butter, minced onions, poppy seeds, and garlic powder. Mix until well combined.
  • Using a basting brush, generously coat the top of your rolls with butter mixture.
  • Place in the oven at 275 degrees for 10 to 15 minutes or until golden.
  • Slice into 12 sandwiches, use Arby sauce for dipping. Enjoy! These are a once a week must have!


Calories: 150kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 0.5g | Cholesterol: 42mg | Sodium: 198mg | Potassium: 134mg | Fiber: 0.1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 259IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 23mg | Iron: 1mg

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, is intended to serve as an estimate only, and is provided for informational purposes. The accuracy of nutritional information is not guaranteed.

Course: Lunch, Side Dish
Cuisine: American

These beef and cheddar sliders are tasty and versatile, easy to make, and customizable. Enjoy the flavors of your favorite fast food sandwich in a homemade version that will have you craving them every week. Whether it’s for a group gathering or a quick meal on the go, these sliders are sure to satisfy.

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