PUBLISHED: 4:17 PM on Wednesday, June 22, 2005
BBQ Meatball Melters

Prep time: 10 minutes • Cook time: 5 minutes

24 frozen homestyle meatballs, thawed (about 24 ounces)

1 cup prepared barbecue sauce

8 Borden Cheese Kid Builder American Singles

4 hoagie rolls, partially sliced

Sandwich toppings such as dill pickle slabs, bread-and-butter pickle chips, chopped onions, lettuce leaves or thinly sliced mushrooms

PREHEAT oven to 350?F. COMBINE meatballs with barbecue sauce in microwave-safe bowl and toss to blend. M ICROWAVE on High (100% power) 2 to 2 1/2 minutes or until hot. Spoon equally into split hoagie rolls. TOP each hoagie with 2 slices cheese. WRAP loosely in foil and heat in oven 5 to 8 minutes or until cheese melts. SERVE warm topped withpickles, onions, lettuce or mushrooms if desired. Makes 4 sandwiches.

Tip: For younger children, cut each hoagie in half for easier handling.