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Italian Cucumber Sandwiches

Italian Cucumber Sandwiches

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These little open faced cucumber sandwiches are always a hit, and I never leave a party without getting asked for the recipe several times! Allow the mayonnaise mixture to sit overnight in the refrigerator if you have the time -- it will taste even better.

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Original recipe yields 15 servings



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  • Calories:
  • 110 kcal
  • 6%
  • Fat:
  • 11.7 g
  • 18%
  • Carbs:
  • 1.5g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 0.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 6 mg
  • 2%
  • Sodium:
  • 296 mg
  • 12%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet


  1. In a medium bowl, thoroughly mix mayonnaise and dry Italian-style salad dressing mix.
  2. Arrange the cocktail rye bread slices in a single layer on a serving platter.
  3. Place mayonnaise mixture in a pastry bag and squeeze an approximately 1 inch dollop of the mixture onto each cocktail rye bread slice.
  4. Top each cocktail rye bread slice with a cucumber slice.
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Shannon D

Hi all. I'm the submitter, and just wanted to clarify a few things. First, many people do not realize that when it calls for MAYO, it means real Mayonnaise like Hellman's or Kraft's. NOT MIRACLE WHIP. Also, when you mix it up, it should sit overnight in the fridge. That part was omitted when they posted the recipe...not sure why. And last, I used Zesty Italian mix, which is much zippier than the regular. It is definitely saltier than some may like, but if the cucumber is thick enough, then it cuts the saltiness. I read where someone basically shaved the cucumber for some thin slices, but we like biting into a chunk of cucumber that's sitting on a dollop of the dip. Like another reader, we've had this stuff for breakfast on many occasions! It's THAT good! I've never had a left over when I take this to any function or event. Best of luck!


WOW! You can't go wrong with this recipe! The hardest part is peeling and slicing the cukes...and how hard is that!!?!! My kids LOVED this recipe! And she wasn't kidding. I took it to a company potluck, and SHAZAM! They were gone immediately!!


I like to mix in an 8oz block of cream cheese with the mayo and dressing mix to give it a little more glue to hold the cucumber onto the bread.