Funeral Rolls

Funeral Rolls are nothing to mourn about. They are a delicious prep ahead sandwich that everyone loves.

Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword Party
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 684 kcal
Author Melissa Jennings


  • 1 package 12 ct of King’s Hawaiian Rolls (or other brand of choice)
  • 1 lb. Ham, sliced thin
  • package Swiss or Provolone Cheese, sliced thin
  • ½ cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 3 TBSP Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 TBSP mustard
  • 2 TBSP brown sugar
  • 1/4 tsp onion powder
  • optional - poppy seeds


  1. Cut each roll in half, lengthwise and place bottom halves on the bottom of a baking pan.
  2. Layer bottom half with ham slices and cheese and place the top half back on.
  3. In a bowl, Mix together the butter, Worcestershire, mustard, brown sugar and onion powder. Pour sauce over sandwiches, drenching each one. Cover tightly and marinade anywhere from 4-24 hours. Overnight works best!
  4. Preheat oven to 350°.
  5. Optional - sprinkle poppy seeds over the top
  6. Bake for 15 minutes uncovered,or until cheese is melted and bun tops are a bit golden.