Easy & Elegant Tea Sandwiches
Tea sandwiches are the perfect finger food, and in the South certain tea sandwiches are classics. These recipes help you elevate the humble tea sandwich from the familiar to the fantastic. For a tearoom staple, you'll love our recipes for Egg Salad Tea Sandwiches and Kentucky Benedictine Tea Sandwiches. For a new take on tea sandwiches, enjoy our Pumpernickel Tea Sandwiches or Smoked Trout and Watercress Tea Sandwiches that partners a creamy smoked trout spread with lemon zest, capers, and dill. Recipes for Blue Cheese-Walnut Finger Sandwiches and Goat Cheese-Pecan Finger Sandwiches bring fantastic tastes to these traditional, humble tea sandwiches.
Salmon-Cucumber Tea Sandwiches
Recipe: Salmon-Cucumber Tea SandwichesMake pretty mosaics with our all-purpose cream cheese spread and layering method. Salmon and cucumber make for a refreshing and delicious pairing.
Vegetable Medley Tea Sandwiches
Recipe: Vegetable Medley Tea SandwichesTop your sandwiches with crisp and colorful seasonal vegetables like cucumber, yellow squash, and radishes.
Prosciutto-Asparagus Tea Sandwiches
Recipe: Prosciutto-Asparagus Tea SandwichesThinly sliced salty prosciutto and ribbons of blanched asparagus make for a gorgeous presentation.
Kentucky Benedictine Tea Sandwiches
Recipe: Kentucky Benedictine Tea SandwichesCucumber, cream cheese, and fresh herbs make the filling for this delightful finger food. Add a festive trim with spicy micro-greens.
Egg Salad Tea Sandwiches
Recipe: Egg Salad Tea SandwichesThese tea sandwiches are the quintessential pick for tearoom lunches. Serve egg salad on whole grain bread slices with fresh watercress.
Goat Cheese-Pecan Finger Sandwiches
Recipe: Goat Cheese-Pecan Finger SandwichesInstead of pimiento cheese for your party sandwiches, try this filling of creamy goat cheese and crunchy pecans. These sandwiches are great with wine for a fun night with the girls.
Crowd-Pleasing Tea Sandwiches
Choose your favorite fillings, and prepare up to a day ahead. Plan on 1â"4 cup filling for each whole sandwich. Freeze bread slices until firm. (This makes it easier to trim and cut the sandwiches.) Recipe: Ham SaladRecipe: Curried ShrimpRecipe: Cucumber and StrawberryRecipe: Orange and Cranberry
Blue Cheese-Walnut Finger Sandwiches
Recipe: Blue Cheese-Walnut Finger SandwichesThe sharp blue cheese pairs perfectly with walnuts and preserves for the perfect sandwich spread.
Pumpernickel Tea Sandwiches
Recipe: Pumpernickel Tea SandwichesSmear a bit of herb-flavored egg salad on these dainty sandwiches and top them with arugula and radishes.
Smoked Trout and Watercress Tea Sandwiches
Recipe: Smoked Trout and Watercress Tea SandwichesThese delicate finger sandwiches are filled with a creamy smoked trout spread accented with lemon zest, capers, and dill. The spicy watercress offsets the salty, smoky trout while the very thin white bread slices keep the focal point on the star attraction.