Hot Ham and Swiss Croissants

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Store-bought croissants make these Hot Ham and Swiss Croissants an easy weeknight dinner with an elegant twist. The dijon honey sauce will make this sandwich melt in your mouth.

ham and cheese croissant sandwich

Hot Ham and Swiss Croissants

I often talk about how recipes bring back certain memories and these hot ham and swiss croissants are definitely comfort food from the past for me. I don’t remember having hot ham and swiss often, but when we did, I loved it. Most likely because, cheese. I hadn’t made them in years and thought it was about time.

With school and sports schedules being as busy as ever, I need quick dinners to have ready for my kids when they get home from practice. These sandwiches are perfect because I can make them up in the morning (when I have energy and motivation), wrap them in foil and pop them in the fridge until it is time to put them in the oven. The only take about 15 minutes to bake which makes them an easy last-minute meal.

ham and cheese croissant sandwich on a plate

Serve the sandwiches alongside a salad and some fresh fruit and you’re set to go.

The croissants give the sandwiches an elegant look. Don’t have croissants? Use hamburger buns or even leftover dinner rolls. Just don’t forget the honey mustard sauce. It makes the cheesy sandwich melt in your mouth!

ham and cheese croissant sandwich cut in half

This recipe is by Parrish from Life With the Crust Cut Off. She has a new cookbook called Halfway Homemade, a book that proves you can have dinner on the table for your family in 30 minutes. As I flipped through the beautiful cookbook, I had a hard time choosing just one recipe to share. They all looked so good! You’ll find something for every meal of the day, and even desserts to end the day on a sweet note. Need dinner inspiration? Buy this cookbook on Amazon!

Halfway Homemade cookbook on a table

Hot ham and cheese sandwiches with honey mustard
Hot ham and cheese sandwiches with honey mustard

Hot Ham and Swiss Croissants

4.41 from 10 votes
Store-bought croissants make these Hot Ham and Swiss Croissants with dijon honey sauce an easy weeknight dinner with an elegant twist.
Servings 4
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 13 minutes
Total Time 18 minutes

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Ingredients
 

  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 4 croissants split
  • 8 slices Swiss cheese
  • 1/2 pound sliced deli ham (or more for thicker sandwiches)

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • Mix the mustard, honey and brown sugar together. Spread the honey-mustard mixture on each of the eight croissant halves.
  • Place a slice of Swiss cheese on each croissant half. Top the bottom half of each croissant with however much ham you'd like.
  • Place the two halves back together.
  • Wrap the sandwiches in foil and bake for 10-15 minutes.
  • Serve immediately.

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Nutrition

Calories: 614kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 32g | Fat: 37g | Saturated Fat: 20g | Cholesterol: 124mg | Sodium: 1132mg | Potassium: 282mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 890IU | Calcium: 472mg | Iron: 1.9mg
Course Main Dish
Cuisine American
Calories 614

About Julie Clark

I'm Julie Clark, CEO and recipe developer of Tastes of Lizzy T. With my B.A. in Education and over 30 years of cooking and baking, I want to teach YOU the best of our family recipes.

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