overhead photo at a slight angle showing six turkey sandwich rolls on a silver baking sheet with melty cheese exposed

Sweet Onion Turkey Rolls

The ultimate party food that takes only 5 minutes of actual prep work and 20 minutes in the oven! Sweet onion mix against warm rolls and melty cheese make this an irresistible crowd favorite.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 8
Author Nadia Hubbi


  • 1 pack 12 piece Hawaiian sweet rolls
  • 1 onion diced small
  • 2 Tablespoon butter
  • 1 Tbsp dijon mustard
  • 1 Tbsp soy sauce
  • Hot sauce to your liking
  • 1 lb turkey slices
  • 10-11 slices swiss cheese
  • Salt & pepper to taste


  1. Preheat oven to 375
  2. Slice entire pack of sweet rolls so there are 2 sides (bottom and top)
  3. Add butter, onions, dijon mustard, soy sauce, hot sauce, salt and pepper on low heat until onions become slightly caramelized

  4. Place bottom part of sweet rolls on baking sheet or 9 x 13 pyrex
  5. Spread onion mixture across bottom portion of rolls

  6. Top with layers of turkey slices

  7. Layer swiss cheese slices on top of turkey

  8. Place top part of Swiss rolls and brush top of rolls with remaining melted butter

  9. Cover with foil and place in oven for 20 minutes
  10. Serve while hot