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Jack-o'-Lantern Sandwiches Recipe

Jack-o'-Lantern Sandwiches Recipe

Be prepared for happy faces when you make these eye-catching jack-o'-lanterns from CT's cooks. They loaded the sandwiches with flavorful fillings, then easily formed fun pumpkin shapes using cookie cutters.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:8 servings


  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 teaspoons Italian salad dressing mix
  • 16 slices whole wheat or white bread
  • 8 slices American cheese
  • 1 pound shaved deli chicken or turkey
  • 8 lettuce leaves


  • 1. In a bowl, combine the mayonnaise and salad dressing mix; spread over one side of each slice of bread. Top half of the slices with cheese, chicken and lettuce. Top with remaining bread.
  • 2. Cut sandwiches with a 4-in. pumpkin-shaped cutter. Remove top slice; cut out eyes and nose with a small triangle cutter. Use cutout pieces for mouth. Yield: 8 servings.