Encourage meal appeal and variety with fun sandwich shapes. Adults accomplish sandwich assembly, using assorted breads; kids determine shapes and layers.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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Shapely Sandwiches

Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Using 2-1/2- or 3-inch large cookie cutters, cut shapes from both bread and meat. Reserve bread scraps for Crunchy Treats.

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  • Layer bread, cream cheese, nuts, and meat.

Tips

To tote for lunch: Pack chilled sandwich in an insulated lunch box with an ice pack.

Nutrition Facts (Shapely Sandwiches)

369 calories; 25 g total fat; 11 g saturated fat; 46 mg cholesterol; 654 mg sodium. 26 g carbohydrates; 3 g fiber; 11 g protein; 292 IU vitamin a; 0 mg vitamin c; 81 mg calcium; 2 mg iron;

Crunchy Treats

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Directions

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  • Tear remaining bread into bite-size pieces. Adult help may be needed for the following steps.

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  • Melt butter in a small skillet. Remove from heat.

  • Stir in Parmesan cheese and garlic powder.

  • Spread the cubes in an 8x8x2-inch baking pan.

  • Drizzle butter mixture over bread; toss to coat.

  • Bake, uncovered, in a 350 degree F oven about 15 minutes or until browned and crisp, stirring the mixture once.

  • Cool, then crunch away!

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