Cucumber tea sandwiches
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Granny's Cucumber Tea Sandwiches

Prep Time10 mins
Resting Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cucumber sandwich, tea sandwich, vintage recipe
Servings: 24 pieces


  • 2 cucumbers
  • White bread
  • ¼ tsp salt (kosher)
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • 1 tsp white vinegar
  • 1 tbsp minced onion (fresh)
  • ½ tsp sugar
  • Dash paprika
  • tsp parsley


  • Peel cucumbers and slice thin. Sprinkle with salt and let stand for 10 minutes.
  • Combine the rest of the ingredients. Press excess liquid out of the cucumbers using a paper towel. Stir the cucumbers into the sour cream mixture.
  • Remove crusts from bread and cut into halves or quarters (do what you think makes sense depending on the size of the bread pieces you have).
  • Spread a thin layer of the filling onto each sandwich.