Crunchy Cucumber Rounds Recipe
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Crunchy Cucumber Rounds Recipe

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"I found the recipe for these cute crisp appetizers in an old cookbook several years ago," writes Phyllis Pollock of Erie, Pennsylvania. "They're fun to serve because people inevitably ask, 'What's in this?' Make sure your cucumber slices are dry so the fruit mixture will stick to the tops."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:24 servings
Quick Diabetic Exchange Test Kitchen Approved
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 24 servings


  • 1 cup finely chopped red apple
  • 1 can (8 ounces) unsweetened crushed pineapple, drained
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped pecans, toasted
  • 1/4 cup reduced-fat sour cream
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 3 medium cucumbers

Nutritional Facts

2 appetizers equals 21 calories, 1 g fat (trace saturated fat), 1 mg cholesterol, 15 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, trace protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 0 Free Food.


  1. In a small bowl, combine the apple, pineapple, pecans, sour cream and salt. cover and refrigerate until chilled.
  2. To score cucumbers, cut lengthwise strips through peel. Cut each cucumber into 16 slices. Blot with paper towels to remove moisture. Spoon 1 teaspoon apple mixture on each slice. Yield: 4 dozen.
Originally published as Crunchy Cucumber Rounds in Taste of Home December/January 2005, p47

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Reviewed Sep. 19, 2013

"Everyone loved this one, even the picky eaters"

Reviewed Sep. 18, 2013

"These are so tasty and a nice change from heavy appetizers. I've fixed them for a couple events and always have people wanting the recipe."

Reviewed Jul. 17, 2011

"The pineapple and pecans went VERY well with the cucumber!"

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