Teddy Bear Sandwiches

Having a teddy bear party or picnic? These kid-friendly sandwiches are a “bear” necessity!

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 20 min
  • Servings 20

Ingredients

3/4
pound unsliced bologna, finely chopped (3 cups)
6
ounces American cheese, cut into 1/4-inch cubes (1 1/2 cups)
1/3
cup sweet pickle relish
1/3
cup mayonnaise or salad dressing
4
large honey-wheat steak or sandwich buns (4 1/2 inches each), split
16
small wheat turkey buns (3 inches each), split
20
small leaf lettuce leaves
1
pitted ripe olive, cut in half
1
piece red bell pepper
  • 1 Mix bologna, cheese, relish and mayonnaise.
  • 2 Line bottoms of large and small buns with lettuce. Spread with bologna mixture; add tops of buns. Cut 2 large buns in half. Cut 2 small buns in half.
  • 3 Arrange whole large buns and bun halves for bear body and head on serving tray, as shown in photo. Add 4 small bun halves for ears and arms. Add 2 whole small buns for legs. Add olive halves for eyes and bell pepper for mouth. Arrange remaining sandwiches on separate platter to serve with bear.

Expert Tips

Chopped fully cooked ham can be used instead of the bologna, and iceberg lettuce can be used instead of the leaf lettuce.

Turkey buns are sometimes called silver dollar buns. They make a perfect match for small hands.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
200
(
Calories from Fat
110 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12 g
12 %
(Saturated Fat
4 g,
4 %
),
Cholesterol
20 mg
20 %;
Sodium
390 mg
390 %;
Total Carbohydrate
18 g
18 %
(Dietary Fiber
2 g
2 %
),
Protein
7 g
7 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
6%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.