Cucumber Canapes

"Lemon, in the form of shredded peel and juice, adds a subtle flavor to these cucumber sandwiches. From "Christmas Cooking From the Heart" by BHG."
 
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Ready In:
30mins
Ingredients:
10
Yields:
24 appetizers
Serves:
24
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ingredients

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directions

  • In a bowl combine cucumber, red onion, lemon peel, lemon juice, salt, and ground black pepper; toss gently to coat.
  • If desired, remove crusts from bread slices.
  • Cut each bread slice diagonally into quarters (or use 2 to 2 1/2-inch decorative cutters to cut shapes from bread slices).
  • Spread butter onto one side of each piece of bread; top each with some of the cucumber mixture.
  • In a small bowl, combine sour cream and chives.
  • Spoon a little of the sour cream mixture on top of each canape.
  • If desired, garnish each canape with additional finely shredded lemon peel.
  • Serve immediately or cover and chill for up to 2 hours.

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Reviews

  1. Sharon123
    I made these with whole wheat bread and dark German wheat bread. I cut them into Christmas trees and snowflakes, and they were delicious! Thank you!
     
  2. Starrynews
    Light and refreshing - loved the addition of the lemon flavor. I used whole wheat bread and omitted the salt. Thanks for sharing!
     
  3. twissis
    Cucumbers are grown yr-rd in hot houses here & veggie finger-food like this is popular as well. I used lightly toasted whole wheat bread & otherwise made as written for an appy nite we try to have twice a wk on the dys DH eats a main meal at noon while at work. These were delicious & provided some crunch along side homemade soup & deviled eggs. Thx for sharing this recipe w/us. :-)
     
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