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Here's a quick and easy appetizer recipe that you can whip up for any last minute get together or holiday functions.

The recipe below is for a chicken spread sammie but you can alter this snack recipe by using your favorite spreads or deli meats.

The great thing about these are you can make a variety of sammies using different ingredients and different breads. This way everyone can pick their favorite.

Chicken Spread Sammies

These mini sammies make a perfect appetizer for holiday parties, snacks, appetizers and more. With a simple chicken spread made from your left over chicken, these little sandwiches are sure to please everyone in the family.

You can use different meats, add some vegetables to the mix or even use deli meats to make all kinds of mini sammies for your next get together.

Recipe Type:

Appetizer, Holiday, Poultry, Sandwich, Side Dish

Degree of Difficulty:



  • 2 each Roasted Chicken Breast
  • 3 Tbs Mayonnaise, fat free
  • 1/4 cup cream cheese, fat free
  • 12 slices Rye Bread (you can use whole wheat or pumpernickel as well).


  1. Remove the crust from the bread slices and cut in half in a diagonal shape.
  2. Alternative: You can use fun shaped cookie cutters to give your sammies a festive look. Just make sure the cookie cutter is small enough to get 2 cuts in one slice of bread.
  3. Cut chicken into small chunks.
  4. Using a food processor, add the chicken chunks, mayo and cream cheese.
  5. Pulsate until the ingredients are well mixed and can easily be spread onto the bread.
  6. Spread onto the mini bread slices and serve.

Cooking Times

Prep Time:

15 minutes

Cooking Time:


Total Time:

15 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Nutrition facts shown below are per serving. The number of serving is noted in the header section below.

The serving size is the first item noted on the nutrition facts table.

Nutrition Per Serving

Number of Servings: 12
Serving Size 2.4 oz
Calories 149
Total Fat 3.7g
      Sat Fat 1.4g
Cholesterol 29.7mg
Sodium 273.7mg
Total Carbohydrates 16.4g
      Fiber 1.9g
      Sugar 1.4g
Protein 11.9g

Weight Watchers Points

Smart Points: 4pts
Points Plus: 4pts
Original Points: 3pts


Remove the skin from the chicken breasts before you cut into chunks. This will help reduce fats for this appetizer recipe as well as make it easier to blend together in the food processor.

If using deli meats to alter this appetizer recipe, use low fat mayo or use only mustard to save on some fats and calories. Be sure to use low fat or fat free mayo when making your spreads to make it a healthier appetizer.

Here's another quick appetizer recipe using nothing but fruits and cheeses. These fruitfully cheesy kabobs make a great snack, appetizer or side dish.

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