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Cucumber Party Sandwiches Recipe

Cucumber Party Sandwiches Recipe

This is one of my favorite appetizers. We have lots of pig roasts here in Kentucky, and these small sandwiches are perfect to serve while the pig is roasting.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + standing YIELD:10 servings


  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 2 teaspoons Italian salad dressing mix
  • 30 slices snack rye bread
  • 30 thin slices cucumber
  • Fresh dill sprigs and chive blossoms


  • 1. In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese, mayonnaise and dressing mix until blended. Let stand for 30 minutes.
  • 2. Spread on rye bread. Top each with a slice of cucumber, dill sprig and chive blossom. Cover and refrigerate until serving. Yield: 2-1/2 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

3 each: 157 calories, 11g fat (5g saturated fat), 26mg cholesterol, 286mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.

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rachelsvenny User ID: 6453930 11053
Reviewed Aug. 25, 2014

"This is a good, simple recipe. I used a small loaf of thinly sliced whole wheat bread because we didn't have any rye bread on hand. We all enjoyed these light, summery snacks."

Billco User ID: 5672650 26385
Reviewed Nov. 23, 2013

"Very good and easy to make. I didn't have dill sprigs or chive blossoms available, so I sprinkled a little dill weed AND paprika on top. Tasty and nice appearance."

mammaw61 User ID: 6902344 26383
Reviewed Dec. 26, 2012

"I didnt have Italian dressing mix, so I used Kraft Italian red pepper dressing in place. Everyone loved the sandwiches, but also thought it would make a good dip for chips or pretzels."

Dina Musaelyan User ID: 5580968 13299
Reviewed Jul. 2, 2011

"I am new to cooking and entertaining. This recipe is really easy and everyone loves it."

donnaa_buglover User ID: 2299903 13833
Reviewed Feb. 23, 2010

"I made these for our school art fair reception using the Outback pumpernickle bread instead of rye, and they were devoured by everyone. i was surprised that the teenagers loved these so much. A little extra time to make, but so worth it. Make the spread ahead to give time for flavors to meld."

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