Monte Cristo Sliders are an easy and delicious baked breakfast option that layers ham, turkey, and cheese onto Hawaiian sweet rolls! Hits the breakfast table to feed your loved ones in under an hour!
If you prefer your sliders to be piled with classic breakfast foods such as egg, bacon, and sausage then check out my Breakfast Sliders With Hawaiian Rolls!
A baking dish filled with these Monte Cristo Sandwiches is a tasty way to start the day! Savory deli meat and melty cheese are held together with sweet rolls that are then sprinkled with powdered sugar!
The sweetness doesn’t stop at the dusting of sugar though! These sandwiches are actually best dipped in raspberry or strawberry jam!
Yes, you read that right! A Monte Cristo Sandwich With Jam will shock you and your taste buds with the savory, sweet combination!
Compare these with my Monte Cristo Sandwich that’s made with French toast! And then you can decide which is the best Monte Cristo sandwich!
This recipe for Baked Monte Cristo Sliders comes together quickly using super easy ingredients! To bake up a batch you’ll need:
- A Dozen Rolls – I prefer using Hawaiian rolls for their sweetness to make these Hawaiian Style Monte Cristo Sliders. But in this recipe, you can use any dinner rolls that you prefer. Another delicious breakfast recipe using these is my Hawaiian Roll French Toast!
- Meat – Ham and turkey! I always get the meat from the deli since it’s so much easier to work with when making these sliders.
- Egg Wash – Made of an egg, melted butter, and ground black pepper. This gets brushed over the tops of the rolls before baking for added flavor that browns up wonderfully!
- Cheese – My family and I prefer these sliders with swiss cheese. However, provolone or cheddar would also be tasty!
Once the rolls have been baked you can sprinkle them with powdered sugar. Then provide some raspberry preserves or strawberry jam for dipping sauce!
How To Make Monte Cristo Sliders
- Slice the whole package of rolls in half without separating them. Then place the bottom halves into the baking dish that’s been sprayed with nonstick spray.
- Arrange half of the cheese onto the bottom half of the rolls.
- Layer on all of the sliced ham, sliced turkey, and the remaining cheese slices. Afterward, place the top half of the rolls on.
- Whisk melted butter, egg, and pepper together in a small bowl. Brush this mixture all over the sliders.
- Bake the breakfast sliders in the preheated oven until the cheese has melted and the buns are toasted.
- Sprinkle the tops with powdered sugar and serve with a side of raspberry jam if desired!
Monte Cristo Sliders Recipe FAQs
Can These Breakfast Sliders Be Made Ahead Of Time?
You could partially assemble the recipe ahead of time. I’d suggest assembling the rolls, cheese, and meat and then placing the dish in the refrigerator.
The sliders can remain in the refrigerator for a couple of days like this. Then before baking just brush egg wash over the sliders before placing them in the oven.
What Should I Do If The Tops Of The Rolls Start To Brown Too Quickly While Baking?
Just remove the pan from the oven and loosely tent it with tin foil. Then return the covered pan to the oven to finish baking.
How Do I Thin Out The Jam For A Better Dipping Consistency?
Easy! Just place 1 cup of jam into a small saucepan combined with 2 Tablespoons of lemon juice. Heat the mixture while stirring until the jam has thinned out.
What’s The Best Way To Store Any Leftover Monte Cristo Sliders?
Place the leftover breakfast sliders into an airtight container and store them in the refrigerator. Eat the sliders within 3 days!
You can also wrap them tightly in plastic wrap and tin foil and then place them in the freezer. Once frozen they can be eaten for up to 3 months.
How Should I Reheat The Leftovers?
You can reheat them in the microwave for about 25 seconds. Or even in the air fryer at 350 degrees for 4 minutes.
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Monte Cristo Sliders
- 9×13-inch baking pan
- Non-stick spray
- Preheat your oven to 350°F. Prepare your 9×13-inch inch baking pan by spraying it with nonstick spray.
- Slice the whole package of rolls (without separating them). Place the bottom halves of the rolls into the prepared baking pan.12 Hawaiian rolls
- Place half of the cheese slices onto the rolls, then layer on all of the ham and turkey, and the other half of the cheese slices.12 slices deli ham, 12 slices swiss cheese, 12 slices deli turkey
- Then place the top halves of the rolls on top.
- In a small bowl, whisk together the melted butter, egg, and pepper. Brush this mixture all over the sliders.⅓ cup salted butter, 1 large egg, ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
- Bake for 25 minutes or until the cheese is melted and the buns are toasted. If the buns start turning too brown, cover them loosely with tented tin foil.
- Sprinkle the tops with powdered sugar and serve with jam on the side if desired.1 Tablespoon powdered sugar, Raspberry or strawberry jam
- Storage Instructions: Leftovers may be stored in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 3 days or in the freezer for up to 3 months.
- I want to dip these into jam, but my jam is too thick – how can I thin it? To thin jam, put 1 cup of jam into a small sauté pan with 2 Tablespoons of lemon juice. Heat and stir these together until combined.
- What kind of meat slices are you using? I prefer to use deli meats because they are so easy to work with.
- I’m not a big fan of swiss cheese – what could I substitute? Try using provolone, cheddar, or mix some of your favorites.
- What could I use instead of Hawaiian rolls? I like Hawaiian rolls because they are sweet, but really in this recipe, you could use any dinner rolls you prefer.
- Can these be made ahead of time? Yes, assemble the rolls, cheese and meat and keep this in the fridge until ready to bake. Then prepare the melted butter and egg topping and pour this over just before you bake the sliders. Without the topping, they could be kept in the fridge for a couple of days.
- What is the best way to reheat these sliders? They do well reheated in the microwave for about 25 seconds. Or you can reheat them in an air fryer on 350 for 4 minutes.