Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Cucumber Tea Sandwiches

1 (8oz) cream cheese
2 Tbs mayonaise
3/4 tsp seasoned salt
1/4 c finely grated carrots
1/4 c finely chopped walnuts
1 Tbs finely chopped parsley
1-3 seedless cucumbers
12 pieces of thin white bread slices, crusts removed
garnish- finely grated carrot

In small bowl combine cream cheese, mayo, and salt. Stir in carrots, walnuts and parsley.
Using a good vegetable peeler thinly slice long strips of cucumber, with peel on.
 Spread thin layer of cream cheese mixture onto bread. slice into two smaller pieces and layer cucumber slices, slightly overlapping. Top with another dollop of cream cheese and grated carrot.

Cucumber bites
 Slice cucumbers into chunks or use remaining cucumbers from above recipe, after slicing ribbons from them.
Place remaining cream cheese mix. or use any seasoning or Watkins, Tastefully Simple etc. mix with another cream cheese base. Place 1 Tbs. on each cucumber slice and top with capers.

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