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Kentucky Hot Brown Sliders
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Kentucky Hot Brown Sliders

Kentucky Hot Brown Sliders are for folks who absolutely love turkey breast, bacon, and white, sharp cheddar cheese.
Course: Dinner
Servings: 6
Calories: 718.48kcal
Author: Jill



  • 1 12 count package Hawaiian Sweet Rolls
  • Slice the rolls in half, providing a layer of the tops and a layer of the bottom half. Ensure that the top and bottom of the rolls remain attached. (so there are two slabs.
  • 1 lb. turkey breast thinly sliced and divided
  • 12 slices white sharp cheddar cheese
  • 8 slices bacon roughly chopped into 1-inch pieces and fried until crisp
  • 12 tomatoes slices about 1/4-inch thick

Mornay Sauce Ingredients:

  • makes about 1 cup
  • 3 TBSP unsalted butter
  • 3 TBSP flour
  • 1 1/2 C whole milk
  • Kosher salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • dash nutmeg
  • 1/2 C cheddar cheese shredded

Butter Glaze Ingredients:

  • 1/2 C unsalted butter melted
  • 1 TBSP Dijon mustard
  • 1 TBSP poppy seeds
  • 2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper



  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • Line a 9x13 pan with parchment paper.
  • Spray with nonstick cooking spray.
  • Melt butter in a small saucepan over medium heat.
  • Add the flour whisking after each addition.
  • Continue to cook over medium heat stirring for 2 minutes. (Do not brown)
  • Gradually pour in the milk continuing to whisk as you add it.
  • Bring the mixture to a boil, whisking constantly for about 2-3 minutes ( or until thickened).
  • Reduce heat to low.
  • Slowly add the cheddar cheese.
  • Remove the saucepan from the heat
  • Add the salt, pepper, and nutmeg.
  • Keep warm.
  • Set aside.

Directions to build sandwiches:

  • Place the bottom portion of the rolls on the parchment lined pan.
  • Layer 1/2 of the turkey evenly over the rolls.
  • Layer the cheddar cheese slices evenly on top of the turkey.
  • Sprinkle the bacon on top of the cheese covered turkey slices.
  • Top this with the tomato slices. (a slice on each roll)
  • Carefully spread the Mornay sauce over the tomatoes.
  • Add another even layer of the rest of the turkey slices.
  • Put the top half of the buns over the second layer of sliced turkey.
  • Set aside.
  • Whisk the melted butter, Dijon mustard, poppy seeds, Worcestershire sauce, salt and pepper together in a small bowl until well combined.
  • Gradually pour this mixture evenly over top of rolls.
  • Place aluminum foil over the pan.
  • Let the pan stand at room temperature for 10 minutes.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes.( or until cheese is melted.)
  • Remove the foil.
  • Return the pan to the oven and continue to cook for 5 minutes. (or until the top has lightly browned)
  • Cut into individual sliders.


Serving: 6g | Calories: 718.48kcal | Carbohydrates: 12.7g | Protein: 40.3g | Fat: 56.85g | Saturated Fat: 31.52g | Cholesterol: 187.45mg | Sodium: 946.79mg | Potassium: 555.45mg | Fiber: 1.13g | Sugar: 5.87g | Vitamin A: 1903.88IU | Vitamin C: 7.66mg | Calcium: 592.29mg | Iron: 1.58mg