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Chicken Salad Crossiants

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.

Makes

1 dozen

Folks have come to expect these quick and delicious sandwiches when I host showers or parties. Feel free to add grapes or pineapple to the sandwich filling. —Angela Lively, Conroe, Texas

Ingredients

  • 2-1/2 cups cubed cooked chicken
  • 2 celery ribs, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds, toasted
  • 3/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
  • 1/4 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 12 miniature croissants, split
  • Bibb lettuce leaves, optional

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine chicken, celery and almonds. In a small bowl, mix mayonnaise, salt and pepper. In another bowl, beat cream until it begins to thicken. Add sugar; beat until stiff peaks form. Fold into mayonnaise mixture. Pour over chicken mixture; toss to coat.
  2. If desired, line croissant bottoms with lettuce leaves; top each with 1/3 cup chicken salad. Replace tops.

Nutrition Facts

1 sandwich: 457 calories, 33g fat (10g saturated fat), 77mg cholesterol, 617mg sodium, 23g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 2g fiber), 18g protein.

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