Cucumber and Cream Cheese Sandwiches

Cucumbers and Cream Cheese

Cucumbers and Cream Cheese

There's no reason this tried-and-true combination needs to be limited to tea time. Make three or four of these paper-thin preparations of white bread topped with tangy, softened cream cheese and crisp cucumber slices, and call it a lunch.Helen Rosner

There's no reason this tried-and-true combination needs to be limited to tea time. Make three or four of these paper-thin preparations of white bread topped with tangy, softened cream cheese and crisp cucumber slices, and call it a lunch. This recipe first ran with the Saveur.com story Perfect Pairs: Two-Ingredient Sandwiches »

Cucumber and Cream Cheese Sandwiches
There's no reason this tried-and-true combination needs to be limited to tea time. Make three or four of these paper-thin preparations of white bread topped with tangy, softened cream cheese and crisp cucumber slices, and call it a lunch.
Yield: makes 4 SANDWICHES

Ingredients

  • 8 1/4"-inch slices white sandwich bread
  • 4 oz. whipped cream cheese, softened
  • 1 seedless or English hothouse cucumber, thinly sliced

Instructions

  1. Spread four slices of bread with even portions of cream cheese. Arrange cucumbers on top, and top with remaining slices of bread.