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Cranberry Chicken Apple Bites

Cranberry Chicken Apple Bites

With crisp sliced apples as the  base or "cracker" for this healthy and delicious snack, the bite has a variety of texture.  This treat is great for kids' snacking or as an appetizer.  Take the cranberry chicken salad and apples on a picnic and put together on the spot. 

Serves: 1 oz


2 cups chicken, shredded

1/2 stalk celery, diced

1 green onion, sliced thinly

1/3 cup dried cranberries

1/4 cup walnuts or pecans, chopped

1/4 cup mayonnaise (use lowfat Greek yogurt if you want to lower the fat in this recipe)

1/2 tsp Dijon mustard

2 apples



1. Wash apples.  Core and slcie apples into flat rings.  Apple slices are the base of your snack. 

2. Mix all ingredients except the apple slices in a bowl.  Mix well.

3. Top each apple slice with a scoop of chicken salad.

This recipe makes 12 oz. chicken salad.  With one ounce chicken salad per apple slice, you will have 12 servings.  If you want to serve as a meal, chop 1/2 cup of apple and add to the cranberry chicken salad.  You can then add about 3 oz chicken salad to a wrap with spinach leaves or lettuce.  The nutrition information is for 1 oz chicken salad and one apple slice.  Nutrition information will vary slightly with type of apple chosen and thickness of apple slices.