Fruited Chicken Salad


Cheese Pastry Shells:
Heat oven to 475F. Prepare pastry for Two-crust Pie as directed on 1 pkg Betty Crocker pie crust mix except stir in 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese before adding water.

Divide dough into 12 equal parts. Roll each part into 6" circle. Ease circles into 4 1/4" tart pans. Flute edges. Prick thoroughly to prevent puffing; place on baking sheet. Bake 8 to 10 minutes. Cool before removing from pans.

12 tart shells.

Cheese Pastry Shells (above)
4 cups cut up cooked chicken
2 cups diced celery
2 tbsp. lemon juice
Salt and pepper
1/2 cup sour cream
1/2 cup mayonnaise or salad dressing
2 cups halved seedless green grapes
1 cup toasted slivered blanched almonds

Bake Cheese Pastry Shells. Toss chicken, celery, lemon juice, salt and pepper. Mix in sour cream and mayonnaise. Carefully fold in grapes. Cover and chill. Just before serving, spoon chicken mixture into pastry shells. Sprinkle with almonds.

12 servings