Benedictine Sandwiches

Benedictine Sandwiches

About This Recipe

This recipe appears in: How to Throw a Kentucky Derby Party


  • 1 medium cucumber, peeled and seeded
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 medium onion, finely grated
  • Dash salt
  • Dash white pepper
  • Green food coloring
  • 18 slices bread


  1. 1

    Grate cucumber pulp. Use cheesecloth or a dish towel to squeeze out juice.

  2. 2

    Combine cucumber with cream cheese, onion, salt and white pepper; mix thoroughly.

  3. 3

    Add a very small amount (2 drops) of food coloring; just enough to turn the spread a pale green.

  4. 4

    Divide spread among 9 slices of bread and top with other 9 slices.

  5. 5

    Remove crusts and slice sandwiches diagonally.

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