Cucumber Sandwich Recipe

Cucumber Sandwich Recipe

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Cucumber Sandwich Recipe – Classic cucumber sandwiches are a fun and healthy way to involve kids in the kitchen.

Recipe courtesy of Pink Princess Cookbook by Barbara Beery

*Ask an adult to help you get these. Be sure to check with your adult assistant to make sure the flower petals are edible and pesticide-free. Some edible flower petals are carnations, gardenia, impatiens, pansies, geraniums, roses, snapdragons and violets.

Ingredients

  • 1 English (or seedless) cucumber
  • 8 slices whole wheat or rye bread
  • 2 tablespoons softened butter or mayonnaise
  • Seasoned salt and pepper to taste
  • Cherry tomatoes cut into pieces for garnish (optional)
  • Edible flower petals* (optional) or mint sprigs

Preparation

  • 1 Thinly slice 8 slices of cucumber and blot dry with a paper towel. Save the rest for another use.
  • 2 Cut crust of bread, and then cut out bread into assorted shapes with 2-inch cookie cutters.
  • 3 Spread each little cut-out with butter or mayonnaise. Lay cucumber slices on top.
  • 4 Season with seasoning salt and pepper, and garnish with a cherry tomato slice, edible flower petals or mint springs if desired.

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