Reuben Pucks with Horseradish Cheese

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by Derf2440

Tasty appetizer from Canadian Living mag.

Top Review by Bergy

These little beauties are like a mini Rueben (guess that's why they are called mini Rueben's ehe!). They look so attractive and taste every so good . Be sure to drain the Kraut well. The small party round pumpernickle bread is perfect. Thanks for a taste treat Dorothy

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (250 g) package pumpernickel rounds
  • 1 cup sauerkraut, rinsed and drained
  • 6 ounces pastrami, thinly sliced
  • Horseradish cream cheese

  • 14 cup light cream cheese, softened
  • 2 tablespoons sour cream, light
  • 1 tablespoon prepared hot creamed horseradish
  • 14 teaspoon fresh ground pepper


  1. Horseradish cream cheese: In a bowl, mash cream cheese with sour cream until smooth.
  2. Mix in horseradish and pepper.
  3. (Make ahead- Cover and refrigerate for up to 2 days.) Spread cheese mixture over pumpernickel rounds, top each with a teaspoonful of sauerkraut.
  4. Shape pastrami into rosettes and place on top of sauerkraut.
  5. Arrange on a tray.
  6. (Make ahead- Cover and refrigerate for up to 3 hours.).

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