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Another traditional high tea treat. On this one I also mixed 1 part butter to 2 parts cream cheese. Yummy. If you need to make tea sandwiches in advance and need to keep them from drying out, cover them loosely with a sheet of wax paper and then place a damp kitchen towel over the wax paper (never place a damp towel directly on top of the bread because the sandwiches will become soggy). Refrigerate. When ready to serve, remove from refrigerator. Uncover sandwiches just before serving.

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Ambervim September 25, 2011

So simple and so good! Made two of your sandwiches in a week and I'm in love with both of them.This one is DD's favorite new sandwich. No brown bread so I just used white. I used again Naneh - Mint Paste ( Persian) for mint. I made little ones for DD's size.Thanks for sharing another great recipe.

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littlemafia May 02, 2010

Easy to make and lovely flavor! Great for a light veggie sandwich...the mint definitely makes this complete. I used one slice of white and one slice of wheat for each sandwich, great color contrast for presentation. Thanks for sharing!

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Heartspell August 16, 2011

I made these sandwiches for a get together for people who had gone on a trip to England. I felt cucumber sandwiches were an appropriate snack and they were indeed lovely and refreshing. Thanks for posting!

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Perfectionist cook September 16, 2010

Loved them! I love everything English lol This is a keeper!

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opera_vanderzee April 10, 2010

A fantabulous keeper to make over and over again! So simple and delish! I used dried mint (I don't like the texture of fresh, and it's easier to keep around), the combination of mint and cucumber was so crisp, light, and refreshing while the salt and pepper added a little zing. It's nice to know that a broke student can dine like royalty! But I didn't cut the crusts off because they're the best part. :) A wonderful pick for Veggie Swap 20.

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the80srule March 03, 2010

Thumbs up for this one. An 80+ friend of ours first introduced this to us and DH got hooked! Didn't know it was really a recipe (and a fancy named one too!) until I happen to find this. Adding the mint surely upped it!. Thanks, FT!

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Pneuma October 31, 2009

Tasty sandwiches. Thanks, French Tart, for the good description of how to prepare the cucumbers. Even though I made these up in the morning and refrigerated them until late afternoon tea time, the filling was still nice and crisp. I found I needed more than one cucumber - used two - but maybe mine were smaller. Several guests commented about how nice the mint was. Thanks again, FT.

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MA Blossom August 24, 2009

Thank you FT!These were wonderful We had a Menu #18393 and started with these... since my name is Buckingham, well, how could I resist. I had a crown cookie cutter which added to the effect, and the first one on the platter was garnished with flowers from the table arrangement. Next time, I believe I will use whole wheat on one side and white on the other (I used only white this time). More mint would be good too. They were excellent, and easy. There were none left. Thank you again FT. Adding that we have embraced these tasty sandwiches as our signature appetizer We are having them again at our Menu #22020.

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Sweetiebarbara November 13, 2008
Buckingham Palace Garden Party Cucumber Sandwiches