Football Hero Sandwich

Kick-Off your Game Day party with this adorable Football Hero Sandwich recipe!

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Servings: 3
Skills: Intermediate
Prep Time: 10 min (not including thaw time)
Bake Time: 20 min


  1. 6 Rhodes™ Dinner Rolls, thawed to room temperature
  2. 1 egg, beaten
  3. mayonnaise, if desired
  4. 3 lettuce leaves
  5. 3 slices deli ham
  6. 3 slices cheese


  1. Cut 1/2 off of one roll and roll it into a 10-inch rope.

  2. Cut the rope into 4 segments for the laces.

  3. Set aside.

  4. Press remaining 5 1/2 rolls into a football shape leaving the top mounded and edges thinner.

  5. Pull the ends to exaggerate the points.

  6. Place on a baking sheet sprayed with non-stick cooking spray.

  7. With a knife, make a slight cut across the top of the football not quite reaching the points.

  8. Lay each lace across the cut.

  9. Using a toothpick or knife, push the ends of the laces down into the football securing them tightly.

  10. Brush with egg and let rise for 30 minutes.

  11. Bake at 350°F 20 minutes or until golden brown.

  12. Let cool and then slice.

  13. Spread with mayonnaise, if desired and stuff with lettuce, deli meat and cheese.