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20 Mini Sandwiches for a Party

These tempting mini sandwiches are a crowd-pleasing finger food that’s perfect for every occasion. 

Some appetizers are so involved they take more work than the main course. But that’s not the case with mini sandwiches. 

Mini Reuben Sandwiches with Potato Chips
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You can whip up these delightful appetizers in a snap. You can even throw them together for an easy dinner. 

However you serve them, mini sandwiches are super adaptable.

You can load them up with meat and cheese, or serve them garden-fresh spreads and veggies.

Whether it’s game day or a big party, mini sandwiches are your solution to feeding hungry bellies without a ton of fuss. 

1. Hot Ham and Cheese Mini Sandwiches

Ham and cheese is a foolproof combination that’s even better on mini Hawaiian rolls. 

They’re sweet, savory, and cheesy with a little kick of spice from the dijon mustard spread.

When making these, be sure to use thinly sliced deli ham. Thicker ham will overpower the delicate rolls and swiss cheese. 

2. Hot Italian Sub Sliders

Meat lovers will devour these sliders once they feast their eyes on them. 

Salami, ham, and pepperoni are stacked high on buttery buns. Of course, it wouldn’t be an Italian sub without some melted provolone cheese. 

Serve this with some marinara sauce for the dipping and you’ll be every carnivore’s best friend. 

3. Mini Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

If there’s one sandwich recipe nobody can resist, it’s grilled cheese.

I love sinking my teeth into a loaded grilled cheese. And this one comes with the works!

Each mini sandwich is layered to perfection with just the right ingredients.

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They’ve got aged cheddar cheese, sun-dried tomatoes, sauteed mushrooms, and fresh arugula.

Don’t forget to butter the bread to achieve the ideal crunch. 

4. Mini BLT Sliders

Brunches, parties, and cocktail hours are a good excuse to whip up these clever sliders.

This recipe takes classic BLT fixings and turns them into mouth-watering skewers.

The tricky part about these sliders is getting bread slices small enough. Luckily, the crescent dough is the perfect solution.

Part finger food, part bite-sized skewer, these BLT sliders are the ideal appetizer. 

5. Mini Croque Monsieur

Croque Monsieur is the French version of a grown-up ham and cheese. This recipe manages to capture their decadent flavors in bite-sized form. 

For this hors d’oeuvre, you’ll top puff pastry dough with ham, gruyere, and bechamel sauce. The result is a rich, classy morsel that’s the perfect bite. 

6. Mini Cucumber Sandwiches

Garden parties or spring events, I think these sandwiches will be a winner. This recipe is about as effortless as it gets and it makes enough to serve a crowd.

You’ll start with some rye bread, slap on some cream cheese, add cucumber slices, and dill for garnish. 

As for beverages, I think a classic gin cocktail recipe will make a fine pairing. 

7. Mini Italian Meatball Subs

Everyone will be slamming these mini sandwiches come game day. 

You’ll cook juicy pork and beef meatballs in a hearty marinara sauce. Then slap them on a dinner roll and melt a heaping of cheese on top.

It’s a good thing these come in mini form because they’re way too easy to annihilate. 

Oh, and don’t forget the napkins. You’ll need them.

8. Chicken Bacon Ranch Sliders

Serve a platter of these sliders at your next bash and they’ll be gone in seconds. 

Flaky Hawaiian rolls are oozing with cheddar cheese, succulent chicken, bacon, and creamy ranch dressing.

To keep these sliders from falling apart, you’ll need to bake them in a casserole dish before serving.

9. Baked Roast Beef Sliders With Horseradish Sauce

Tailgating or Sunday night dinner, these beef sliders will hit the spot.

You’ll layer thin slices of roast beef and a triple threat of cheese on top of sweet Hawaiian rolls.

Add as much horseradish sauce as you like, then pour on the marinade. 

Like the chicken bacon ranch sliders, you’ll want to bake these in a casserole dish. They’ll also need to rest in the fridge so everything can set. 

This means you can also prep them in advance! So all you’ll have to do when the company arrives is pop them in the oven.

10. Mini Tomato Chicken Croissant Sandwiches

I love croissant sandwiches, but I always find a full sandwich to be too rich. That’s why I love this mini croissant sandwich recipe. 

You’ll stuff flaky, buttery mini croissants with chicken breast, tomato, and lettuce. For the spread, mayo and mustard are a flawless duo.  

I love to gobble these up for a light lunch. They’ll also make for a quick bite if you find yourself in the presence of some unexpected company.

11. Seared Beef Tenderloin Mini Sandwiches

Your wedding guests will love to nibble on these tender tidbits. This recipe is melt-in-your-mouth good with a touch of class. 

It features perfectly seared tenderloin, a sour cream horseradish sauce, parmesan, and watercress. 

You’ll serve these sandwiches open-face like crostinis. You may also want to add a toothpick to keep them from falling apart on the platter. 

12. French Pressed Sandwich Bites

Can’t decide on sandwich fixings? Go with this recipe. 

It comes in three different variations. This includes smoked salmon and cucumber, roasted peppers and pesto, and hummus and beetroot.

All of these sensational combinations are farm-to-table fresh and sure to please a crowd. 

You may want to whip up a few batches because your guests will want one of each.

13. Mini Reubens

Reuben lovers, I have the perfect mini sandwich for you! 

Gather all your favorite Reuben ingredients like shaved pastrami, swiss cheese, and sauerkraut.

Then layer it all on some mini pumpernickel bread and grill it until golden brown.

If you’re making these for a party, you can heat them in the oven so you won’t have to waste time hovering over the stove. 

14. Mini Leftover Turkey Sandwiches

This recipe is the perfect Thanksgiving bite in mini sandwich form. Plus, it’s a great way to utilize leftovers and reduce your kitchen time after the holiday. 

You’ll layer leftover turkey, cranberry sauce, and cheese on dinner rolls. Add some mustard if you like or leave it out.

You can eat these cold or bake them in the oven until the cheese starts to melt.

This recipe is highly flexible, so you can mix and match whatever leftovers you have. 

15. Mini Kentucky Hot Brown Sandwiches

What exactly is a Kentucky hot brown? It’s a hot open-face sandwich that involves turkey, bacon, and a cheese sauce. 

As for the name, that comes from the Brown hotel near the Kentucky Derby where it originated.

This recipe serves it up slider style on fluffy dinner rolls. It also adds in some tomato slices and a hint of paprika for spice.

16. Mini Muffuletta Sandwiches

A muffuletta is a type of Italian sandwich that comes from New Orleans. It combines savory and salty flavors, making them anything but boring. 

This recipe takes a baguette and layers on a hefty amount of meat and cheese. I’m talking salami, capicola, mortadella, mozzarella, and provolone.

For this sandwich, mustard and mayo won’t do. Rather, you’ll slather on a tangy, salty olive spread.

Meat and cheese lovers will find it hard to resist these sandwiches. 

17. Cheesesteak Sliders

If you’re more of a Philly cheesecake fan, go with this recipe. 

You’ll melt provolone cheese over thinly sliced sirloin Philly steak and serve it on a warm dinner roll.

For an extra cheesy twist, you’ll smear on some cream cheese.

You may want to whip up a double batch because it’s hard to just eat one of these sliders.

18. Cuban Sliders

Cuban sandwiches are more than just ham and cheese. They’re a revolutionary creation rich in culture and flavor. 

Guests or no guests, these Cuban sliders are great for any meal.

You’ll take a package of sweet dinner rolls and smother them with the best pulled pork you’ll ever have. 

You’ll top that with honey ham, cheese, and pickles. Add some Dijon mustard and you’re in business!

19. Mini Breakfast Sandwiches

These mini breakfast sandwiches are totally nosh-worthy. 

The scramble is full of gruyere cheese which gives it a creamy, nutty flavor.

This pairs wonderfully with the homemade pork sausage patties full of dried sage and thyme.

For serving, pill the ingredients high on toasted mini muffins and dig in. 

This is an excellent recipe to add to a breakfast feast. It’s also one I like to freeze for a quick and easy breakfast during the work week.

20. Mini Beer Battered Fish Sandwiches

I think even a salty sailor will agree that these fish sandwiches are top-notch. 

Between each bun is a crispy beer-battered fillet that comes with all the fixings.

It has a sweet relish, juicy tomato, onion, and lettuce with a touch of tartar sauce.

I like mine with lemon juice and a dash of hot sauce, but to each their own.

A little malt vinegar will also make a nice accompaniment if you’re a fish and chips fan. 

20 Mini Sandwiches for a Party

Make your next party a hit by serving these mini sandwiches! From grilled cheese to meatball subs to cheesesteak sliders, these tasty bites are sure to please!


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Hey there! I'm Kim. I love running, cooking, and curling up with a good book! I share recipes for people who LOVE good food, but want to keep things simple :)

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