Skip to Content

Ham and Cheese Rolls with Honey Mustard Dipping Sauce

This post may contain affiliate links. Please view my disclosure page for more information.

Share with your friends!

These take the classic ham and cheese sandwich to a fun new level! Make the honey mustard dipping sauce to bring it all together. Whether you need a fun new lunch idea or a hearty savory snack, these will surely do the trick!

dipping a ham and cheese rollup into honey  mustard sauce

    These fun rolls are like a hot ham and cheese sandwich in a fun pinwheel form.  They are great served warm, but are also fabulous cold or at room temperature. 

Put a few in a lunchbox along with a little dipping sauce for a fun treat. Or you could whip some up today and put the extras in the freezer for another day. The possibilities are endless!

    There are just some foods and situations that go together.  Are you going to a movie? Of course you have to get some popcorn.

 If you’re at a ball game, you need to have peanuts and hot dogs. “Get ‘yer hot dog!”  Christmas requires cookies, Thanksgiving requires a turkey and cold lunches need ham and cheese sandwiches.

 I think those are all rules somewhere, you know in the giant book of food rules according to Carlee if nothing else.

     It just seems like a ham and cheese sandwich in a lunchbox is a right of passage.  In fact, my husband still packs a ham and cheese sandwich in his lunchbox almost every day.

    Sometimes he’ll ask for some turkey or I’ll surprise him with pastrami.  But the vast majority of time it is the good ol’ ham and cheese on white bread with a bit of mayo and mustard.  He is definitely a creature of habit!

      On the other hand, I want to play to much with my food.  So the idea of a ham and cheese sandwich every day is enough to drive me crazy!

     But that doesn’t mean that ham and cheese is bad, I just want to change it up every now and then.  These ham and cheese rolls are a way to get that same basic flavor but in a much more fun package.

two baked ham and cheese pinwheels on plate ready to eat.

      Can you imagine your kid opening their lunch expecting to see and sandwich and finding these rolls instead?  To make it even more fun, include some honey mustard dipping sauce.  After all, a dipping sauce can make anything more fun!

      If hot lunch is more your kids’ speed, that’s ok.  There are plenty of chances to make them anyway.  They make for a fun dinner fresh from the oven.

     They are a great snack as well.  You can make a bunch at once and freeze them for after school snacks.  That way getting over the homework hump is a little easier.

tray full of baked ham and cheese rolls fresh from oven.

     I made these rolls with my whole wheat pizza dough recipe, I thought the honey and wheat would be a great compliment to the ham and cheddar.  However you could certainly do the same with sourdough pizza crust or your favorite pizza dough recipe.

      If the idea of baking with yeast scares you, you really should give it a try.  It is fun!

    If that’s a hurdle you aren’t interested in jumping right now, feel free to pick up some frozen bread dough or pizza dough at the grocery store.  Then you can have these made in no time!

     What were your favorite cold lunches when you were in school?  And if you still pack a lunch now what do you bring with you?

Yield: 20 Rolls

Ham and Cheese Rolls with Honey Mustard Dipping Sauce

two baked ham and cheese pinwheels on plate ready to eat.

These take the classic ham and cheese sandwich to a fun new level! Make the honey mustard dipping sauce to bring it all together. Whether you need a fun new lunch idea or a hearty savory snack, these will surely do the trick!

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Additional Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 40 minutes

Ingredients

Ham and Cheese Rolls

  • 1 recipe pizza crust, I used my whole wheat pizza crust
  • 8 oz shredded cheddar
  • 8 oz thin sliced ham
  • 3 Tablespoons mustard
  • 3 Tablespoons melted butter

Honey Mustard Sauce

  • 2/3 cups mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup mustard
  • 2-3 Tablespoons honey

Instructions

Rolls

  1. Prepare your pizza crust according to your recipe directions. After the first proof, roll into a large rectangle.
  2. Spread mustard over the dough and then sprinkle with cheese. Top with ham slices and roll up like a you would cinnamon rolls.
  3. Cut into about 20 thin slices and place them on a greased baking sheet.
  4. Cover and allow to rise until about doubled in size and preheat your oven to 400°F.
  5. Gently brush the rolls with the melted butter then bake for 15-20 minutes.


Sauce

  1. Stir together all ingredients and then cover and refrigerate until ready to use.

Notes

1. The sauce can be made ahead of time and stored for up to a couple of weeks in the refrigerator.
2. This is also a great dipping sauce for things like chicken finger and popcorn chicken!

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

20

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 314Total Fat: 15gSaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 9gCholesterol: 26mgSodium: 577mgCarbohydrates: 35gFiber: 3gSugar: 3gProtein: 10g

All nutritional information is estimated and will depend on the exact ingredients you use.

Did you make this recipe?

I'd love to see it! Share a picture on Instagram or Pinterest and tag me @carleecooks to let me know how it went!

These take the classic ham and cheese sandwich to a fun new level! Make the honey mustard dipping sauce to bring it all together. Whether you need a fun new lunch idea or a hearty savory snack, these will surely do the trick!

Share with your friends!

← Previous
Cherry Chip Sourdough Muffins
Next →
Creamy Caramel Sweetened Condensed Milk Frosting

Big Rigs 'n Lil' Cookies

Friday 11th of August 2017

I would LOVE these! As would my husband!

Carlee

Saturday 12th of August 2017

They are fun, aren't they? And the honey mustard sauce really makes them!

Val

Tuesday 8th of August 2017

These look delicious! I'm pinning these for an after school snack, game day, etc. Stopping by from the Celebrate 365 Blog Party :)

Carlee

Wednesday 9th of August 2017

Thanks, Val! I am sure your kiddos will love this!

Unknown

Friday 28th of July 2017

my kids would LOVE these <3

Carlee

Saturday 29th of July 2017

I am sure they will, my little dude sure did!

Unknown

Wednesday 26th of July 2017

I will take a dozen to go please! These look amazing!

Carlee

Saturday 29th of July 2017

Sure thing! I'll get them ready for you!

Melissa @ Melclaire

Tuesday 25th of July 2017

Those look so good! I am definitely going to make these for the grandkids next time they are here. Pinning for later.

Carlee

Saturday 29th of July 2017

Thank you!! I am sure they will love them.

Skip to Recipe