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Chive Cream Cheese and Cucumber Tea Sandwiches

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Chive Cream Cheese and Cucumber Tea SandwichesChive Cream Cheese and Cucumber Tea Sandwiches    Chive Cream Cheese and Cucumber Tea Sandwiches    Vegetarian

Active Time: 20 minutes
Start to Finish: 20 minutes


  • 12 slices good-quality white bread, crusts removed
  • 4 Tbs. chopped chives
  • 6 oz. cream cheese, at room temperature
  • 1 English (seedless) cucumber, thinly sliced
  • 3 Tbs. chopped dill


Mix together the room-temperature cream cheese and the chopped chives. Spread the cream cheese/chive mixture on 6 of the slices of bread; top with enough cucumber slices to cover the cream cheese, a sprinkle of dill, and another slice of bread. Cut each sandwich diagonally into 4 pieces.

If not serving immediately, cover with plastic wrap.


Can be multiplied indefinitely.

Cheat Option

Purchase chive cream cheese.

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Hor d'Oeuvre at Home with the Culinary Institute of America


24 sandwiches




De-seeding a cucumber
To de-seed a cucumber, cut the cucumber in half, the long way, then scoop out the seeds with a spoon.