Teacher Appreciation Tea Party: Crunchy Chicken Salad Tea Sandwiches

2 cups cubed cooked chicken
1 medium unpeeled red apple, chopped
3/4 cup dried cranberries
1/2 cup thinly sliced celery
1/4 cup chopped pecans
2 tablespoons thinly sliced green onions
3/4 cup mayonnaise
2 teaspoons lime juice
1/2 to 3/4 teaspoon curry powder
12 slices bread
Lettuce leaves

In a large bowl, combine the first six ingredients. In a small bowl, combine the mayonnaise, lime juice and curry powder; pour over chicken mixture; toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.

Cut each slice of bread with a 3-in. heart-shaped cookie cutter or simply cut into triangles. Top with lettuce and chicken salad. Yield: 12 shaped tea sandwiches or 24 if bread is cut into triangles.