Ham and Cheese Hot Pocket on a brown plate

Ham and Cheese Hot Pocket

Make a healthier version of a Ham and Cheese Hot Pocket at home with this easy recipe that uses the bread machine and a few simple ingredients.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword cheddar cheese, ham, hot pocket
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Dough 1 hour 30 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 25 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 696kcal
Author Stephanie Lynch




  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp active dry yeast
  • 1 3/8 cup water
  • 3 tbsp oil

Hot Pocket

  • 1/4 lb ham sliced
  • 1/2 cup cheddar cheese shredded
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup water
  • all-purpose flour for dusting work surface



  • Add all dough ingredients to bread machine and set to dough

Prepare Fillings

  • Chop the ham into small pieces
  • Shred the cheese if it isn't already shredded

Form Pockets

  • Preheat oven to 350F
  • Roll dough out on floured work surface to about 1/8-1/4 inch thickness
  • Use a pizza cutter to cut the dough into quarters
  • Add the fillings to the center of the dough
  • Cut the dough in diagonals on either side and fold over until the entire hot pocket is braided
  • Whisk the egg and water together to form an egg wash and brush the dough
  • Bake for about 20-25 minutes until the dough is golden brown


Serving: 1each | Calories: 696kcal | Carbohydrates: 96g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 73mg | Sodium: 884mg | Potassium: 263mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 200IU | Calcium: 129mg | Iron: 6.3mg