Jack-o’-Lantern Sandwiches

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 15 min.


8 servings

Updated: Jun. 27, 2023
Be prepared for happy faces when you make these eye-catching jack-o'-lanterns. We loaded the sandwiches with flavorful fillings, then easily formed fun pumpkin shapes using cookie cutters. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Jack-o'-Lantern Sandwiches Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 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 1 side of each slice of bread. Top half the slices with cheese, chicken and lettuce. Top with remaining bread.
  2. Cut sandwiches with a 4-in. pumpkin-shaped cutter. Remove top slice; using a small triangular cutter and a knife, decorate as desired. Replace slice.

Nutrition Facts

1 sandwich: 357 calories, 18g fat (5g saturated fat), 50mg cholesterol, 1139mg sodium, 27g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 4g fiber), 21g protein.