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simply divine! open-faced grilled chicken & apricot sammies

★★★★★ 4
a recipe by
Amanda Smith
Dunlap, IL

Just one word! Divine! Submitting this wonderful open faced sandwich for the Sandwiches, Sammiches, and Sammies group sandwich of the week. Made these tonight and my husband raved about them.

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The sweet and savory combination in this recipes makes for one tasty sandwich. Then topping it off with a balsamic glaze? That makes a great sandwich even better!

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
★★★★★ 4
serves 8
method Bake

Ingredients For simply divine! open-faced grilled chicken & apricot sammies

  • 1 can
    (13.8 oz) ready made pizza crust
  • 6 1/2 oz
    garlic and herb soft spreadable cheese
  • 1/2 c
    walnuts, toasted and chopped
  • 2 c
    grilled chicken breast, chopped
  • 1/2 c
    dried apricots, chopped
  • 2-3 Tbsp
    balsamic vinegar glaze
  • 1 c
    balsamic vinegar

How To Make simply divine! open-faced grilled chicken & apricot sammies

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  • 2
    Press out pizza dough into a 12x8 inch rectangle.
  • 3
    Using a 3 1/2 inch round cookie or biscuit cutter cut out 8 circles from the pizza dough.
  • 4
    Grease cookie sheet with cooking spray and place circles 1 inch apart on sheet.
  • 5
    Bake for 4 minutes.
  • 6
    Let pizza crust circles slightly cool and then spread the garlic and herb cheese on top of each circle.
  • 7
    Then sprinkle each with the toasted walnuts, pressing them into the cheese.
  • 8
    Next top each with 1/4 cup of the chopped grilled chicken breast.
  • 9
    Then sprinkle each with the chopped dried apricots.
  • 10
    And then the grand finale! Drizzle each with the balsamic vinegar glaze.
  • 11
    BALSAMIC VINEGAR GLAZE In a small saucepan bring the balsamic vinegar to a boil over medium-high heat. Cook stirring until reduced to 3 to 4 tablespoons.