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Tipsy Tombstone Sandwiches

Makes: 14 servings
Prep 45 mins Chill 2 hrs to 24 hrs
Tipsy Tombstone Sandwiches
  • 2  cups  diced cooked chicken
  • 1  cup  diced celery (2 stalks)
  • 1/2  cup  diced green apple
  • 3  slices  bacon, crisp cooked, drained, and crumbled
  • 1/2  cup  dairy sour cream
  • 1  cup  mayonnaise or salad dressing
  • 2  tablespoons  lemon juice
  •  Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 28  slices  firm whole wheat and/or rye bread, trimmed into tombstone shapes
  • 1 8  ounce container  whipped cream cheese
  •  Finely chopped toasted pecans
  •  Purple kale

1. In a large bowl, combine chicken, celery, apple, and bacon.

2. In a medium bowl, stir together sour cream, mayonnaise, and lemon juice. Add to chicken mixture; stir to coat. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Cover; chill for 2 to 24 hours.

3. To make tombstone sandwiches, spread chicken salad on half of the bread tombstones. Top with remaining bread tombstones . Spread the edges of sandwiches with cream cheese and roll edges in pecans to coat. Use cream cheese to stick tombstones to plate. Add purple kale for a creepy groundcover. Makes 14 tombstones.

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