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Cranberry-Walnut Chicken Salad Sandwiches Recipe

Cranberry-Walnut Chicken Salad Sandwiches Recipe

“I made these simple-yet-special sandwiches for a birthday party,” notes Shannon Tucker of Land O' Lakes, Florida. “Tangy cranberries and crunchy celery pep up the chicken. Leftover turkey works well, too.”
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:8 servings


  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons honey Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cups cubed rotisserie chicken
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Swiss cheese
  • 1/2 cup chopped celery
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried parsley flakes
  • 8 lettuce leaves
  • 16 slices pumpernickel bread


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the mayonnaise, mustard and pepper. Stir in the chicken, cheese, celery, cranberries, walnuts and parsley.
  • 2. Place lettuce on eight slices of bread; top each with 1/2 cup chicken salad and remaining bread. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 sandwich equals 411 calories, 22 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 49 mg cholesterol, 469 mg sodium, 35 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 20 g protein.

Reviews for Cranberry-Walnut Chicken Salad Sandwiches

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Reviewed Jun. 22, 2015

"We really enjoyed these!! No changes to the recipe except the next day needed a little more mayo. thanks for sharing!!"

Reviewed May. 22, 2011

"This is really good.I used plain Honey Mustard instead of the Dijon because I had none.Deleted the cheese and walnuts."

Reviewed Feb. 13, 2010

"This has become a favorite for lunches in my home. The walnuts & cranberries add sweetness & crunch. My husband insists that he is the envy of co-workers when he brings this sandwich to work!"

Reviewed Mar. 30, 2009

"Yummy! Put it in whole wheat pita bread and it was very good."

Reviewed Jan. 22, 2009

"absolutely yummy. We liked in pita bread. Thanks for sharing."

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