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Top to Bottom Ham and Cheese Bread

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Appetizer, Main Course


  • 2 loaves thin crusty french bread (about 16-ounces total)
  • 2 cups finely shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup mayo
  • 8 to 10 ounces thinly sliced smoked ham
  • 1/2 medium onion, thinly sliced


  • Preheat the oven to 350°F.  Cut the loaves of bread in half lengthwise as if you’re going to make a sandwich.
  • Combine the 1 cup mayo and 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese in a bowl and spread on both side of both loaves of bread.
  • Place thinly sliced onion and ham in each sandwich to your liking.
  • Wrap sandwiches in aluminum foil and and bake until cheese is melted and the sandwiches are heated throughout.