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Saturday, April 11, 2015

Vicki's Cucumber Bread

   This cracks me up every time I think about it!  It was started 9? years ago.  That seems crazy that is has been that long!  I was living in Springfield at the time and I wasn't planning to come home for Easter that year.  So, I spent the weekend with my friend Tisha and her cute little baby Mason (who is now almost as tall as me!)  

   We went out the night before Easter and there was this whole thing.  I won't go into the details, but it still makes me laugh.  I'll just leave it at we didn't get much sleep and we weren't looking or feeling our finest on Easter morning.  It was the perfect way to meet a family full of strangers!

   We were meeting our "Springfield mom" and her in-laws to spend the day.  We got there and she had a tray of this cucumber bread.  Tish and I about polished it off!  We have made it regularly since.  Whenever Tish came to one of my BBQs, this is what she brought.  It brings back a lot of good (and some really funny) memories!


Vicki's Cucumber Bread

Ingredients:

8 oz cream cheese
1 pkg ranch seasoning mix
2 T mayonaise
1 baguette, thin sliced (Vicki used larger french bread that fit two full slices of cucumber, I used skinnier baguettes for the party because I wanted people to have room for a variety of foods!)
1-2 cucumbers, thinly sliced (I normally don't peel them, but peeled strips off for this batch)

  1. Mix cream cheese, ranch mix and mayo until smooth
  2. Spread over bread slices and top with cucumber slices
  3. That's it!  You can make them as far as a day in advance and store them in the fridge
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6 comments:

  1. love cucumber sandwiches in the spring and summer! these sound really delish and perfect for little tea parties with the grands! Appreciate your sharing with Snickerdoodle Sunday!

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    1. I was thinking it might be fun to do a "tea party" type girls night some time! Have cute "girly" finger foods on china and these would be fun for that too!

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  2. I ave never heard of such a thing! I have read about ppl eating cucumber sandwiches in the old day but I can see how this could be kind of addicting! Cool, creamy!

    Mollie

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    1. I think it is very similar to the cucumber sandwiches, but I love to serve them open faced! They are addicting and great for a spring or summer day!

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