Classic Trio of Party Sandwiches

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Makes: 36 sandwiches

Ingredients

  • 8 oz plain brick-style cream cheese, room temperature 250 g
  • 1 tbsp finely chopped fresh dill 15 mL
  • 1 tbsp drained and finely chopped capers 15 mL
  • 1 tsp lemon zest 5 mL
  • 1 tsp lemon juice 5 mL
  • ¼ tsp Sensations by Compliments Perky Pepper Seasoning (grinder) 1 mL
  • 4 tsp honey mustard 20 mL
  • 18 slices white sandwich bread
  • 5 oz 9 slices smoked salmon 150 g
  • 27 thin slices of cucumber
  • 1 cup loosely packed arugula 250 mL
  • 6 slices ham

Directions

  • Step 1

    Divide cream cheese equally into 3 small bowls. In first bowl, mix dill and capers into cheese. In second bowl, mix in lemon zest, lemon juice and pepper seasoning. In third bowl, mix in honey mustard.

  • Step 2

    To make smoked salmon sandwiches, spread dill-caper cream cheese onto 6 slices of bread. Lay smoked salmon on 3 of the slices. Top with remaining 3 prepared slices. Cut off crusts; slice each sandwich into triangular quarters.

  • Step 3

    To make cucumber sandwiches, spread lemon cream cheese onto 6 bread slices. Lay cucumber slices onto 3 slices; top with arugula. Top with remaining 3 prepared bread slices. Cut off crusts; slice each sandwich into 4 rectangular "fingers".

  • Step 4

    To make ham sandwiches, spread honey mustard cream cheese onto remaining 6 slices of bread. Lay ham onto 3 slices; top with remaining bread slices. Cut off crusts; slice each sandwich into square quarters. Arrange sandwiches on platter to serve. (To store in refrigerator 1 to 24 hr. ahead, place sandwiches in single layer on baking sheet, cover with damp tea towel and seal tightly with plastic wrap.)

Tip

Garnish sandwich platter with herbs, olives, mini pickles or grape tomatoes.

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Nutrition Facts

  • Nutrition Description Per serving (3 sandwiches):
  • Calories 240
  • Fat 10 g
  • Saturated Fat 7 g
  • Carbs 27 g
  • Sugar 4 g
  • Protein 10 g
  • Cholesterol 35 mg
  • Fibre 1 g
  • Sodium 600 mg