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Cucumber Tea Sandwiches

 Cucumber Tea Sandwiches
My children wanted to plant a garden, and we ended up with buckets of cucumbers. When I tired of making pickles, I came up with these pretty, little sandwiches. We made 200 of them for a family gathering, and everyone wanted the recipe. —Kimberly Smith Brighton, Tennessee
24 ServingsPrep: 30 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon snipped fresh dill
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 large cucumbers, seeded and chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped sweet red pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup pimiento-stuffed olives, chopped
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh parsley
  • 12 slices whole wheat bread
  • Cucumber slices and fresh dill sprigs, optional

Directions

  • In a small bowl, beat the first eight ingredients until blended.
  • Stir in the cucumbers, red pepper, onion, olives and parsley. Chill
  • for up to 2 hours.
  • Remove crusts from bread; cut each slice into four triangles. Spread
  • with cream cheese mixture. Garnish with cucumber slices and, if
  • desired, dill sprigs. Yield: 4 dozen.