Pepperoni and Cream Cheese Finger Sandwiches

Total Time
15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 0 mins

They served these at my wedding reception back in 1992 and I've been eating them ever since. Super simple but very tasty!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened, divided
  • 24 slices pepperoni
  • 12 slices bread, with crust trimmed off

Directions

  1. Trim crust from bread.
  2. Spread softened cream cheese on 6 slices of bread (you may not need all the cream cheese). Top with other six slices of bread and cut each sandwich into four squares.
  3. Place one pepperoni slice in each sandwich on top of cream cheese.
  4. Tip: It is easier to place the pepperoni in the sandwiches after you cut them than before and then try to avoid cutting them.
Most Helpful

4 5

Good little sandwich! Salami would be great as a sub too.

5 5

Our group loved these. I used some with pepperoni and some wafer thin salami. On some I put a thin lengthwise slice of sweet pickle. I used white bread, thin cocktail rye slices and some very dark bread bread just for variety. I think next time I might play with some flavored cream cheeses! Thanks for the inspiration.

3 5

I'm sorry, but we didn't like these. I used a dense italian bread, but still found that the combination of the bread and the cream cheese made the texture very gummy in my mouth. I would also add the following preparation tips: Try to use a 'square' shaped bread so that when you trim the crusts off you have nice squares to work with; and when you put the pepperoni slice in the sandwich, put a little dollop of cream cheese on top of the pepperoni so that the top piece of bread will stick to the sandwich.