Poetical Egg Salad Sandwiches

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by Psalm AKA Typo Qween

This is another recipe from the Anne of Green Gables Cookbook. The author is Kate Macdonald who is L.M Montgomery's granddaughter. You can read about these sandwiches in Anne of Avonlea chapter 18.

Top Review by Boomette

This is a great recipe. We went to the orchard on Saturday and this is what we brought for our lunches. That was perfect since DS can't bring egg salad sandwiches at school because of 1 kid has egg allergy. It was so yummy. He ate all his sandwich. Thanks Psalm :) Made for PAC Fall 2011

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In small saucepan cover the eggs with cold water - at least 1 inch above the eggs. Place the saucepan over high heat and bring to a boil.
  2. Remove the saucepan from the heat and cover it. Let the eggs stand in the hot water for 25 minutes. Uncover the saucepan and put it under cold running water for 10 minutes to cool the eggs.
  3. Meanwhile wash the celery stalk under cold running water. Chop it into tiny pieces on the cutting board.
  4. Peel the eggs. Add them with the chopped celery to the small mixing bowl and mash them together with the fork.
  5. Stir the mayonnaise, salt, and pepper into the egg mixture. Set the egg salad in the refridgerator.
  6. Mix the softened butter with the dried mint or parsley in the small bowl. Set aside.
  7. Cut each slice of bread with a large cookie cutter. Save the bread scraps in a little plastic bag for bread crumbs.
  8. Butter one side of each bread shape with the minted butter. On half of the bread shapes spread the egg salad. Place the other half of the bread shapes on top. Makes 4 poetical sandwiches.

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