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Turkey Cranberry Sliders

One of my favorite snacks to make for game day or any other casual event that involves guests at my house is turkey cranberry sliders.

Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword appetizers, cranberry, sliders, turkey
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Servings 6 Servings
Author Rob

Ingredients

  • 1 package (12 rolls) Hawaiian style dinner rolls
  • 8 ounces turkey lunchmeat or leftover fully cooked turkey
  • 8 ounces provolone cheese (swiss also works well)
  • 1 cup whole berry cranberry sauce (or 1 can of jellied cranberry sauce, sliced into 12 rounds)
  • ¼ cup butter
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar, packed
  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • ½ teaspoon poppy seeds

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375.

  2. Remove the rolls from the package and use a long, sharp knife to cut the whole loaf in half horizontally to create a bottom half and a top half. Place the bottom half into a 9x13-inch glass baking dish

  3. Evenly distribute the turkey over the bottom half of the bread, then top with the cheese and then the cranberry sauce. Place the top half of the loaf on top.

  4. In a small saucepan, heat the butter, brown sugar, Worcestershire sauce, Dijon mustard, and poppy seeds over medium heat until the butter is melted and the sugar dissolved; stir often

  5. Pour the sauce all over the top of the sandwiches, using a spoon or pastry brush to evenly distribute the sauce

  6. Cover the dish with foil, then bake the sliders at 375Ffor 15 minutes. Remove the foil and bake for an additional 5-6 minutes untilthe sliders are golden brown and the cheese is melted.

  7. Cool slightly before serving.

Recipe Notes

Recipe notes:

  • I use deli-style turkey lunchmeat, but this can also be done with leftover turkey.
  • I used canned whole berry cranberry sauce, but it could be made with slices of jellied cranberry sauce or even a homemade sauce.