Open Faced Cucumber Sandwiches

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by Joanne Johnson

This is a really quick to fix appetizer for drop in guests or to take to potlucks! My kids love these so I always keep some made up in the fridge for a quick snack.

Top Review by Sherry

Our family has enjoyed a couple of variations of this delicious summer appitizer. It can be made with refrigerated Pillsbury French Bread Dough, baked according to directions, cooled completely,and sliced into 1/4 inch pieces. We have used dried dill weed to sprinkle on top instead of the paprika. I prefer the spread to be not so firm, so I add 2T of mayonnaise to the mixture. This makes it more like a dip consistency, but it is easier to spread over soft bread.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 1 package dried Italian salad dressing mix
  • 1 package rye cocktail bread
  • 1 -2 medium cucumber, cut into 1/8 inch slices
  • paprika (optional)


  1. In a mixing bowl, beat cream cheese and salad dressing mix until combined.
  2. Spread cream cheese mixture over cocktail bread slices Top each slice with a slice of cucumber.
  3. Sprinkle with paprika (optional).

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