Thursday, June 3, 2010

Chive Cream Cheese and Cucumber Tea Sandwiches

Chive Cream Cheese and Cucumber Tea Sandwiches

Elegant in their simplicity, these chive cream cheese and cucumber tea sandwiches are ideal for a summer cocktail party, girls bunco or any occasion where a light and refreshing hors d'oeurve is welcome.

Chive Cream Cheese and Cucumber Tea Sandwiches
Makes 12 Sandwiches

24 slices white bread
4 T chopped chives
6 oz cream cheese, at room temperature
1 English cucumber, sliced into very thin rounds
3 T chopped dill

1. Using a 2-in round cookie cutter, cut out the center of the bread slices.
2. In a bowl, mixed the chopped chives into the softened cream cheese.
3. Spread the chive mixture on one side of 12 bread rounds.  Top with cucumber slices (about 3 slices per round), sprinkle with dill and cover with the remaining bread rounds.
4. Cover with plastic wrap until ready to serve.

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  1. Oh my goodness, forget the party, I want these all for myself! I love the chive cream cheese with the cucumbers. What a wonderful little sandwich.

  2. Wow, those look great even at 8:am. Larry

  3. I'm with Bridgett - I'd want the entire plate to myself!

  4. Yum! I think I could eat all of these on my own.

  5. I would like to have a few of those for lunch.


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