Cucumber Bites with Herb Cream Cheese & Cherry Tomatoes

The perfect finger food! Sliced cucumber rounds are filled with a herbed cream cheese mixture and topped off with a cherry tomato half and your favorite spices.

Cucumber with herbed cream cheese and sliced tomatoes.
Photo by Tracy S.
Cucumber with herbed cream cheese and sliced tomatoes.
Cucumber with herbed cream cheese and sliced tomatoes.

PREP TIME

15

minutes

TOTAL TIME

15

minutes

SERVINGS

4

servings

PREP TIME

15

minutes

TOTAL TIME

15

minutes

SERVINGS

4

servings

Ingredients

  • 4

    ounces cream cheese, softened to room temperature

  • 1/4

    cup Ranch dressing

  • 2

    tablespoons dill, or thyme

  • 4

    long cucumbers, skinned and sliced into thirty 1 inch slices

  • 15

    cherry tomatoes, sliced in half

  • Salt, to taste

  • Spices, to taste

  • Additional sprinkle of paprika or a Cajun spice mix, optional for garnish

Directions

HERB CREAM CHEESE: In a stand mixer, mix the softened cream cheese with the ranch dressing and herbs. Mix until well combined. Spoon into a piping bag with a star tip. Prepare the cucumber, remove peel, Using a fork, score the sides. Slice into 1 inch pieces. Using a melon baller, remove a portion of the center of one side of the piece of cucumber, leaving a half moon crater. Pipe the herb cream cheese into the crater. Enough to stick out of the top about 1/2 inch. Add a half cherry tomato partially buried into the herb cream cheese. Sprinkle additional salt, herbs and spice mix for additional color. Chill in the fridge until ready to serve. Serve chilled and enjoy!

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