Ham and Cheese Bread Rolls

This fun and delicious Ham and Cheese Bread Rolls will delight both children and adults. These are great for snacking or as appetizers, and they’re also great for feeding large groups. I don’t know where I’ve been for the last 50 years. I have never had cheese bread rolls or ham before today. A friend brought half a dozen to me this afternoon, and I fell in love with them right away!. I quickly made my batch of cookies as soon as she left. It was a great surprise! These stuffed bread logs are just as good as the ones she gave to me.

Ham and Cheese Bread Rolls

I found that ham and cheese bread rolls are very popular Philippine snacks. There are many online recipes. Although the ingredients and preparation are similar, I liked the Overseas Philippine Cooking Blog’s method that added a thin layer of fruit jam to the bread. Although it may seem strange in a savory dessert, it is possible! The combination of cheese and saltiness is balanced by the sweetness of the jam. This combination of flavors elevates these bread rolls to a new level of deliciousness! .These bread rolls are quick and easy to make. These are great for using up leftover bread or any other bits of bread you may have. Here are some combinations of fillings you might like.

Cooking Tips For Ham and Cheese Bread Rolls

  • Use a knife to trim the edges of the bread. Then, use a rolling pin to flatten the bread until it is very thin.
  • Place a thin layer of jam on top of each bread slice.
  • Place a slice of ham on top of the jam and a cheese strip along the edges of the bread.
  • To seal the bread, roll it into a log. If necessary, secure the bread with toothpicks and then remove it to be dredged in bread crumbs.
  • Continue with the remaining bread slices.
  • Combine eggs, milk and beat until smooth. Combine bread crumbs with Italian seasoning in a shallow dish.
  • Dip bread rolls into egg mixture, then roll them in the mixture. Finally, coat the bread with the bread mixture by rubbing it down on the crumbs.
  • Heat oil to 2 inches in a large, heavy-bottomed saucepan over medium heat.
  • Place the breaded rolls seam-side down in a pan and cook until golden and crispy.
  • Take out of the pan and let cool on a wire rack placed over a baking tray.
  • Serve immediately.

Ham and Cheese Bread Rolls

Filling options

  • Red and green bell pepper slips browned sausage
  • Pepperoni slabs and pizza gravy
  • Shredded beef and sautéed mushroom
  • Canadian bacon and pineapple tidbits
  • Basil leaves, chopped Roma tomatoes, and shredded mozzarella
  • Hotdogs and Cheese
  • Spam and scrambled egg

Ingredients

  • White bread, 12 pieces
  • 1/4 Cup Strawberry Jam without Seeds
  • 12 slices of Ham
  • 4 ounces Melting cheese (Eden or Velveeta)
  • cut in 1/4-inch  3-inch strips
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 Cup Milk
  • 1 1/2 cups breadcrumbs
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • Canola oil

Important Instructions

  • Use a knife to trim the edges of the bread. Then, use a rolling pin to flatten the bread until it is very thin.
  • Place a thin layer of jam on top of each bread slice.
  • Place a slice of ham on top of the jam and a cheese strip along the edges of the bread.
  • To seal the bread, roll it into a log. If necessary, secure the bread with toothpicks and then remove it to be dredged in bread crumbs.
  • Continue with the remaining bread slices.
  • Combine eggs, milk, and mix well in a bowl.
  • Combine bread crumbs with Italian seasoning in a shallow dish.

Ham and Cheese Bread Rolls

  • Dip bread rolls into egg mixture, then roll them in the bread mixture. Finally, coat with crumbs by rubbing down.
  • Heat oil to 2 inches in a large, heavy-bottomed saucepan over medium heat.
  • Place the breaded rolls seam-side down in a pan and cook until golden and crispy.
  • Take out of the pan and let cool on a wire rack placed over a baking tray.
  • Serve these Ham and Cheese Bread Rolls immediately.

How to Serve Ham and Cheese Bread Rolls

  • These bread rolls should be eaten hot straight from the oven.
  • You can freeze unfried rolls to make them ready for use at a party or in future storage.
  • You can freeze the unfried rolls for up to three months in a sealed bag or an airtight container.
  • Thaw in the fridge and heat through as directed in this recipe.

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