These diminutive, expertly trimmed pillows of geometric perfection, assembled from the soft white slices of giant Pullman loaf, are party perfect. Extra-special occasion called for extra-thin bread slices rolled into pinwheels or wrapped around tender asparagus spears. Most popular fillings? Finely minced chicken salad with homemade mayo, pimiento cheese, and cucumber.



Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Peel the cucumbers into long, thin ribbons using a vegetable peeler. Let stand, between paper towels, 10 minutes.

  • Meanwhile, combine the cream cheese and next 7 ingredients in a bowl.

  • Remove the crusts from the bread, and cut in half diagonally to make triangles. Spread 1½ teaspoons of the cream cheese mixture on 1 side of half of the bread triangles, and top with cucumber ribbons (about1/4 cup each). Top with the remaining bread.