Ham and Pimiento-Cheese Sandwich Ring

Blogger Stacey Little from Southern Bite shares his version of a crowd-pleasing sandwich ring with a Southern twist.

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 0 min
  • Servings 6


cans Pillsbury™ refrigerated crusty French loaf
tablespoons mayonnaise
tablespoon pickle juice
teaspoon onion powder
block (8 oz) sharp Cheddar cheese, shredded (2 cups)
jar (4 oz) diced pimiento, drained
lb sliced smoked ham
large leaves leaf lettuce
slices bacon, crisply cooked
tomatoes, sliced
medium red onion, thinly sliced

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 12-cup fluted tube cake pan with cooking spray.
  • 2 Remove dough from both cans; do not unroll. Place in pan in a circle; pinch ends together to seal into 1 ring.
  • 3 Bake 35 to 40 minutes or until golden brown. Cool slightly, about 10 minutes. Remove bread from pan to cooling rack. Cool completely, 30 to 40 minutes.
  • 4 Meanwhile, in medium bowl, stir together mayonnaise, pickle juice, onion powder, shredded cheese and pimiento until mixture is combined. Refrigerate until ready to assemble sandwich ring.
  • 5 Carefully slice cooled bread ring in half horizontally. Top bottom ring of bread with ham. Layer lettuce, bacon, tomatoes and onion over ham. Spread cheese-pimiento mixture on top half of bread ring. Place top ring on bottom ring.

Expert Tips

This recipe tastes just as good with turkey, if you prefer.

Not a fan of pimiento? Simply leave them out and make a cheese spread with the other ingredients.