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Honey Mustard Ham & Swiss Handwiches

Honey Mustard Ham & Swiss Handwiches are a super fast and easy weekday lunch or dinner idea. Puff pastry transforms into the bread of this ham and swiss cheese sandwich. 

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If you are craving something a bit more than a classic sandwich this honey mustard ham and cheese will hit the spot. Pair with your favorite sides and dive in. 

Honey Mustard Ham & Swiss Puff Pastry Handwiches

You can use lunch meat or if you have leftover ham from the holidays to use in this recipe. My family loves it with shaved ham from the deli. But I have saved back holiday ham and sliced thin and no one complained, so I took that as a win. 

Where To Buy Puff Pastry 

If you have never used puff pastry you can buy it in the freezer section at your store. It will be in a box by your freezer. Or if you are a fan of making homemade puff pastry feel free to whip up a batch to use for this recipe. 

I find that the frozen puff pastry works great and does have a similar taste to freshly made puff pastry, so I cut the corner and just buy it. 

Can I Change Up The Meat Used In This Recipe 

Yes, you are welcome to use other meat. Turkey would be good and even roast beef if you have some on hand. Or do a duo of meat like ham and salami or turkey and ham. 

Feel free to get creative with the meat and what you put in the sandwich. You can also swap out the cheese if you prefer. 

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Variations To Puff Pastry Sandwiches 

Here are some different ideas to change up the puff pastry sandwiches to change up the flavor. 

  • Swap out the meat or add multiple meats in the sandwich. Just make sure to not overstuff. 
  • Reach for sharp cheddar or even pepper jack to add some spice. 
  • Instead of making individual sandwiches keep the puff pastry whole and make a slap pie sandwich. Then slice into wedges and serve. 

Now serve with some dipping sauce like extra honey mustard or serve plain.

No matter what I hope you enjoy these easy and satisfying ham and cheese handwiches. 

Honey Mustard Ham & Swiss Handwiches

Honey Mustard Ham & Swiss Handwiches

Yield: 8
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 17.3-ounce package Puff Pastry, thawed but cold
  • 4 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons stone-ground mustard
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 2 cups ham, diced
  • 1 cup Swiss cheese, cubed

Instructions

    1. Prepare a baking sheet with parchment paper.
    2. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
    3. In a small mixing bowl, whisk together the honey and mustard.
    4. In a small dish, beat together egg and water, set aside.
    5. On a floured surface, unfold puff pastry.
    6. Cut four 4” circles out of the puff pastry.
    7. Using a well-floured rolling pin, roll out the circles until thin and about 6.5” wide.
    8. Repeat steps 5 and 6 for the second puff pastry sheet.
    9. On each circle, add 2 heaping tablespoons of ham and 1 heaping tablespoon of cheese.
    10. Drizzle 1 teaspoon of mustard mixture over each filled pastry circle.
    11. Using a basting brush, spread egg wash onto the edge of each circle.
    12. Fold each circle in half and seal by pressing a fork around the edges.
    13. Brush egg wash or mustard sauce over the top of each of the pastries.
    14. Bake for 18-20 minutes or until golden brown.
    15. Allow cooling for 15 minutes before serving.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 8 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 496Total Fat: 31gSaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 22gCholesterol: 59mgSodium: 520mgCarbohydrates: 38gFiber: 1gSugar: 10gProtein: 17g

Note: Nutrition information is a rough estimate only; actual values will vary based on the exact ingredients used and the amount of recipe prepared.

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