Quickie Cucumber Tea Sandwiches

Total Time
2hrs 10mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 2 hrs

One of my favorite tea sandwiches is Ms. Jenny Benedictine's cucumber spread. This is a little twist on that spread. It's got a bit more herbs in it that her original recipe. Great for an afternoon snack or a fancy tea-time tray. Passive time is chill time.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 113.39 g container cream cheese with vegetables, softened
  • 7.39 ml dill weed
  • 0.25-0.5 ml hot sauce (optional)
  • 1 large cucumber


  1. Peel the cucumber and cut in half lengthwise. Use a spoon and scrape out the seeds. In a food processor, place the cucumber. Pulse until chopped VERY fine, but not pureed.
  2. Add to the remaining ingredients and mix well. Cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours before using to allow flavors to marry.
  3. Serve on crustless bread or fancy crackers.


Most Helpful

I've never made cucumber sandwiches with chopped cucumbers, only with a thick spread and thinly sliced ones. This was CERTAINLY quicker, and possibly even more delicious! My food processor pureed part of the cucumber while parts were still almost whole...so next time I think I'll dice them the size of peas with a sharp knife. Spread some on crackers for the photo, but liked it better on crustless white bread. Each time I make these delicious sandwiches, I'll think of you, Amy. Know you will ALWAYS been in our hearts! Made for ZWT3.

ColCadsMom June 27, 2007

So easy and elegant. I love dill and found this to be just the right amount. I used plain cream cheese, as that is what I had on hand. Made for ZWT3

little_wing June 26, 2007

Loved this sandwich filling! I served for lunch at work on rye bread with a couple of slices of smoked salmon - divine!

English_Rose June 20, 2007

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