These Apple Cheddar Turkey Melts are made on ciabatta rolls, layered with sharp cheddar cheese, leftover turkey, granny smith apple slices and homemade apple butter, warmed in the oven to melty perfection!
I’ve saved the best for last! This is my favorite Thanksgiving leftover idea. I love a good sandwich and this one is SO good!
An easy sandwich made on a ciabatta roll, layered with leftover turkey and apple slices and oozing with melted cheddar cheese and homemade apple butter – I’m drooling just thinking about it!
What do I need to Make Apple Cheddar Turkey Melts
These Apple Cheddar Turkey Melts are only 5 ingredients!
Ciabatta Rolls – Good bread makes a great sandwich. Ciabatta rolls are perfect for this sandwich because they are soft on the inside with large pockets to hold the apple butter and melted cheese
Extra Sharp Cheddar Cheese – The extra sharp cheddar gives the sandwich a little zing that pairs well with the sweet apple butter.
Leftover Turkey – thick slices of leftover turkey work perfectly for this sandwich. If you don’t have leftover turkey you can use thick sliced deli turkey (3-4 slices).
Granny Smith Apple Slices – Slice them thin so they are easy to bite into, they add a really nice crunch factor!
Homemade Apple Butter – It’s the secret sauce that takes the sandwich up a notch! If you don’t have time to make homemade, store bought will work too.
Can I make these sandwiches ahead of time?
You can keep the sandwiches wrapped up individually in the refrigerator for up to 2 days. When you want to eat them warm in the oven as instructed.
These Apple Cheddar Turkey Melts are made on ciabatta rolls, layered with sharp cheddar cheese, leftover turkey, granny smith apple slices and sweet apple butter, warmed in the oven to melty perfection!
4 ciabatta sandwich rolls
12 slices sharp cheddar cheese
8 slices leftover turkey
12 thin slices granny smith apple
1 cup apple butter
Preheat oven to 350°F
Slice the rolls in half
Layer the bottom half of each roll with 2 slices of cheese, 2 slices of turkey, 3 apple slices and 1 more slice of cheese
Spread a thick layer of apple butter on the top half of each roll
Place the top half on top of the cheese to close the sandwich
Wrap each sandwich individually in aluminum foil
Bake for 15 minutes, the cheese should be melted and the sandwich warmed through
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