Tasty Chicken Baskets


Tasty Chicken Baskets

Makes 40 – 50 baskets


Baskets (directions follow)


2 cups chopped cooked chicken meat

5 slices bacon, fried and crumbled

3 tablespoons diced, pared apple

½ teaspoon salt

1/8 teaspoon pepper

¼ cup mayonnaise

¼ cup finely chopped pecans

4 ounce can mushrooms, chopped


Combine and mix all filling ingredients.  Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours.  Makes 2 ½ cups filling, enough for 40 -50 baskets. 

 To make Baskets:  

Cut 90 – 100 rounds from regular sliced bread using a 1 ½ inch round cookie cutter.  Sp[read half the rounds with softened butter.


Cut a small hole from the centers of remaining bread rounds, “doughnut” fashion.  Place each doughnut atop a buttered round, and fill center with chicken filling, mounding high.  Garnish with springs of parsley.