Serves 6, as open-faced sandwiches.
3 thick slices of country bread or 6 ciabatta rolls, halved horizontally
2 tablespoons olive oil
6 tablespoons apple butter
4 tablespoons Dijon mustard
1¼ pounds Black Forest ham, thinly sliced (or smoked turkey)
12 ounces extra-sharp white cheddar cheese, sliced
fresh chives, chopped
Brush top side of bread/rolls with oil.
Broil until rolls begin to brown around edges, about 2 minutes.
Mix apple butter and mustard and spread on each roll.
Mound ham loosely on top, then cheese.
Broil until cheese melts and begins to brown in spots, about 2 minutes. Sprinkle with chives and serve.