Chicken Salad Crossiants


  • 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


  • 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.
  • If desired, line croissant bottoms with lettuce leaves; top each with 1/3 cup chicken salad. Replace tops.

Nutrition Facts

1 sandwich: 305 calories, 22g fat (7g saturated fat), 52mg cholesterol, 411mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 12g protein.

Originally published as Chicken Salad Crossiants in Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook 2016

Total Time
Prep/Total Time: 20 min.

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

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