Looking for Christmas sandwich ideas for the best festive snack? Cut down on waste and cost by making your festive ingredients last in these Christmas sandwich recipes. Use leftover turkey, stuffing and homemade bubble and squeak and more to make the ultimate Christmas sarnie, from our brilliant Boxing Day sandwich and packed Christmas turkey sandwich to our inspired Christmas panini recipe as well as many more Christmas themed sandwiches.


Try more Christmas leftovers recipes and use up every bit of your Christmas dinner with our genius recipe ideas. Don't let anything go to waste with our favourite leftover turkey recipes, delectable leftover veg recipes and easy leftover ham recipes to keep you going through the festive season.

For quick and easy festive entertaining, check out our no-cook Christmas entertaining ideas.

Best Christmas sandwich recipes

Boxing Day sandwich

Take your leftover Christmas turkey and ham and turn it into this jam-packed Boxing Day sandwich.

Boxing Day Sandwich Recipe

Ultimate Boxing Day stacked sandwich

Use up any leftover stuffing and cheese in this Boxing Day sandwich – it's a delicious way to use up whatever's left in your fridge.

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Christmas Sandwich Recipe

Epic Christmas toastie

Keep costs down over the festive period by using up Christmas dinner leftovers in our ultimate toastie with turkey, stuffing and homemade bubble and squeak. Plus, we share the greatest toastie secret you'll ever learn...

Christmas Toastie Recipe

Four-cheese lobster toastie

Take your festive toastie up a notch with chunky chopped lobster in a silky, oozy four-cheese sauce.


Crab and prawn cocktail rolls

Though not technically a sandwich, these prawn cocktail rolls will go down a treat at a Christmas get-together. Plus, they cut corners thanks to shop-bought prawn cocktail and brioche buns.

a tray of finger rolls filled with prawn cocktail next to a scattering of crisps

Loaded spiced turkey naan

Cut down on waste with our incredibly moreish tikka spiced naans, a great way to use up leftover turkey and store-cupboard ingredients.

Naan Bread with Turkey and Pea Relish Recipe

The ultimate BLAT sandwich

Take your BLT to the next with our BLAT for extra indulgence over the festive season – an easy epic sandwich to serve friends and family.

Bacon, Lettuce and Tomato Sandwich Recipe

Brisket sandwiches with beer onions and blue cheese

Get your friends over and slow cook this beef brisket for a simple yet hearty way to feed a crowd this Christmas. Serve with sweet onions and creamy blue cheese for a next-level sandwich filling with a festive feel.

Brisket Sandwich Recipe

Crab and avocado rolls

A quicker, more economical version of a classic lobster roll. A perfect yet posh way to impress family over the Christmas period.

A selection of small rolls filled with crab meat and green avocado

Short rib sandwich

Packed with meltingly tender short ribs and creamy blue cheese this epic crispy baguette sandwich will take a festive lunch to a whole new level. If you are having a Christmas party, cut into smaller bite-sized sections for hearty canapés to feed hungry guests.

Short Rib Sandwich Recipe

Steak and caramelised onion sandwich

Carry on the Christmas indulgence with our take on the classic steak sandwich, it's really easy to prepare and dressed with fresh rocket leaves, buttery onions and a good dash of Worcestershire sauce for extra flavour. Serve with some chips and tuck in!


The Cubano sandwich

Get ahead and marinate pork shoulder for a meltingly tender recipe to serve hungry guests the night before Christmas, it’s a great casual entertaining idea.

Cuban Sandwich Recipe

Turkey meatball subs with quick wedges

Turn leftover Christmas turkey into easy yet flavoursome meatballs for a speedy and cheap way to feed the family over Christmas.

Turkey Meatball Sub Recipe With Wedges

Green chilli grilled cheese sandwich

For this recipe, we took a classic grilled sandwich and made it even better by stuffing it with soft cheese, chillies and garlic. Make this comforting cheese sandwich for an epic Boxing day filler for your family (you could even use up your Christmas day leftovers in this sandwich too). Psssst… check out more of our best cheese recipes.

Chilli Cheese Toastie Recipe

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