Ham Sliders with Pineapple Cherry Jam – GEEK EATS Disney Recipe

Happy Thanksgiving! Today is a day where we celebrate the many things in life we have to be thankful for, and we are thankful for each and every one of you. It’s also a day where we tend to eat a lot and then have a lot of leftovers! Today, we are sharing with you a way to use some of those leftovers with a little bit of Disney magic.

The Disney Parks Blog recently shared a recipe for Ham Sliders with Pineapple Cherry Jam. This was offered at Disney California Adventure during the Festival of Holidays and is a great way to use up some of those Thanksgiving leftovers. These are sliders with some extra delectable Disney magic added, thanks to the pineapple cherry jam. Give this recipe a try and then share with us how it turned out in the comments below!

Ham Sliders with Pineapple Cherry Jam – GEEK EATS Disney Recipe

Servings: 8

Ham Sliders with Pineapple Cherry Jam


NoteAlways use caution when handling sharp objects and hot contents. Please supervise children who are helping or nearby. This recipe has been converted from a larger quantity in the restaurant kitchens. The flavor profile may vary from the restaurant’s version. 



  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 white onion, diced
  • 1 fresh pineapple, cored and diced
  • 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup dried cherries
  • 2 tablespoons yellow mustard
  • Coarse salt, to taste


  • 8 brioche buns
  • 2 tablespoons softened butter
  • 1 1/2 pounds Applewood smoked ham, sliced medium thickness



  1. Melt butter in medium saucepan. Add onion and cook for 5 minutes, or until translucent.
  2. Add pineapple, vinegar and sugar; cook on low heat for 45 minutes, until vinegar and pineapple juices are reduced and pineapple begins to break down.
  3. Stir in cherries and mustard; season with salt.
  4. Refrigerate until ready to serve.


  1. Preheat griddle or skillet over medium heat. Cut brioche buns in half and spread butter on cut side. Toast on hot griddle for 1 minute, or until golden brown.
  2. Heat a sauté pan over medium heat and warm ham.
  3. Evenly divide ham on warm brioche buns and top with jam.

Cook’s Note: Refrigerate any leftover jam—it’s delicious spread on warm buttered toast.

How’d your Ham Sliders with Pineapple Cherry Jam turn out? Let us know below! Happy Thanksgiving, friends!


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