Makes 14 to 16 servings
Prep time: 15 minutes
Total time: 15 minutes
1 container (8 ounces) whipped cream cheese
2 tablespoons mayonnaise
1/2 cup finely chopped pecans
2 cans (1 pound each) jellied cranberry sauce, chilled
1. In a medium bowl, beat together cream cheese and mayonnaise until creamy. Stir in nuts.
2. Remove lids from cranberry sauce cans, run a knife around the inside of cans to loosen sauce, and slide whole cranberry sauce from each onto a cutting board. Cut into 7 to 8 round slices per can.
3. Spread cream cheese mixture on half of the slices and top with remaining slices to make sandwiches.
4. Transfer to a serving platter, cover tightly with plastic wrap and chill until ready to serve (up to 5 hours).
Nutrition facts per 1/2-sandwich serving:
Total fat: 10.5g
Saturated fat: 4g