Tea Party Cucumber SandwichesSubmitted by: VEHAMILTON1
IntroductionFor a nicer presentation and for the best results, score cucumber lengthwise with fork and slice as thin as you can, use thinly sliced white bread with a firm texture. For a nicer presentation and for the best results, score cucumber lengthwise with fork and slice as thin as you can, use thinly sliced white bread with a firm texture.
1 Medium cucumber
1/2 c cider vinegar
1 c Water
8 oz. pkg Light cream cheese, softened
1/4 c Mayonnaise
1/4 tsp Garlic powder
1/4 tsp Onion salt
1 loaf of firm-textured bread
Garnish options: Top off with a sprinkle of paprika or a sprig of parsley or a tiny dollop of the cream cheese/mayo mixture and top with a baby shrimp or a very thin slice of a olive with piemento in it.
Cut bread with a knife or a cookie cutter before you fill them.
Combine cream cheese, mayo, garlic powder, onion salt and Worcestershire. Spread bread with cream cheese mixture. Top each with several slices of cucumber and another slice of bread.
Shortly before serving, sprinkle with paprika or top with a little dab of cream cheese/mayo and top with a baby shrimp or a thin slice of olive with piemento.
Can be made ahead and refrigerated over night. Arrange the sandwiches on a cookie sheet, cover with lightly damp paper towels and then cover the whole sheet with aluminum foil. Makes about 48 tea sandwiches.
Serving Size: 48 1 piece servings
Number of Servings: 48
Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user VEHAMILTON1.