Muffin Pan Tuna Melts

Muffin Pan Tuna Melts

  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 12 slices honey oat or honey wheat bread, crusts removed
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 2 6 ounce cans chunk white tuna (water pack), drained
  • 3 tablespoons light mayonnaise or salad dressing
  • 1 tablespoon honey mustard
  • 4 ounces havarti cheese with dill, cut into small cubes
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped shallot (1 medium)
  • 2 tablespoons snipped dried cranberries
  • Fresh dill sprigs (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Generously coat twelve 2 1/2-inch muffin cups with cooking spray; set aside.
  3. Lightly brush one side of bread slices with melted butter. Press bread slices, buttered sides up, into the prepared muffin cups.
  4. In a small bowl combine tuna, mayonnaise, and honey mustard.
  5. Stir in cheese, shallot, and dried cranberries.
  6. Divide tuna mixture among bread-lined muffin cups.
  7. Bake about 15 minutes or until filling is hot and bubbly.
  8. Remove tuna cups from muffin cups; let stand for 5 minutes before serving.
  9. If desired, garnish with fresh dill.

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