Tarragon Butter & Cucumber Tea Sandwiches

Tarragon Butter & Cucumber Tea Sandwiches


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Traditional teatime is four o’clock, but you may eat these delicious sandwiches anytime.

  • 1 Large English Cucumber
  • 1/2 Cup Butter (Softened)
  • 1 Teaspoon Finely Chopped Fresh Tarragon
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Lemon Zest
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Sea Salt
  • 1/8 Teaspoon Freshly Ground Pepper
  • 6 Slices Firm White Sandwich Bread
  1. Cut cucumber into 3 lengths and cut in half lengthwise. Thinly slice lengthwise on a mandoline or by hand. Lay on paper towels.
  2. In small-size bowl combine butter, tarragon, lemon zest, sea salt, and pepper. Blend well. Spread butter mixture onto each bread slice. Place 4 to 5 cucumber slices on each of 3 bread slices, layering and shingling cucumber slices, butter side down.
  3. Using a serrated bread knife, trim crusts from sandwiches, creating 3-inch squares (throw away crusts). Cut sandwiches diagonally into quarters, creating 4 triangles.
  4. Makes 12 tea sandwiches
  5. Prep Time: 25 Minutes Cook Time: 0 Minutes Total Time: 25 Minutes
  6. "Work With What You Got!"
  7. © Victoria Hart Glavin Tiny New York Kitchen © 2016 All Rights Reserved


Victoria has been cooking and writing recipes since she was a a young girl. Originally from Nebraska, her appreciation for culinary technique took off when she moved to Lyon, France. Victoria is published in Hearst Newspapers, Greenwich Free Press, New Canaanite, and more.

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