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Finger Sandwiches

You can also tuck the carrots inside two slices of bread, so they stick out both ends of the sandwich. Cool and creepy! —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    3 dozen


  • 12 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped almonds, toasted
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • Dash salt and pepper
  • 12 thin slices white sandwich bread, crusts removed
  • 9 medium carrots, peeled
  • Additional cream cheese
  • 36 almond slices


  • In a small bowl, beat the cream cheese, chopped almonds, onions, parsley, lemon juice, salt and pepper until blended. Spread over bread slices. Cut each into three 1-in.-wide strips.
  • Cut carrots in half widthwise, then cut in half lengthwise. Using a vegetable peeler, shape carrot pieces into fingers. Using a small amount of additional cream cheese, attach an almond slice to the tip of each finger for finger nail. Place a finger on top of each sandwich.

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  • LPHJKitchen
    Oct 29, 2015

    These were really a simple and light food to make. I made them for my kids' lunch this week (since it's almost Halloween) and they loved it! They really liked the cream cheese mixture on the bread. I did add a touch of tomato sauce on the ends of the fingers - for a spookier look ;) GREAT for kids or a party appetizer!