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    The 25 BEST Tea Sandwich Recipes

    Tea sandwiches are perfect for any occasion, regardless of if you’re having a tea party. Because of their small size, they make for the perfect light snack, although they can get pretty addicting!

    From the classics, to children’s recipes, to fancy and impressive tea sandwiches, we have gathered the best recipes down below. No matter your diet, there’s options for everyone!

    Best of all, because of their size, tea sandwiches are super easy to make. You can make a lot of them in a very short amount of time. At your next party, put out tea sandwiches! Your guests will be wowed for days.

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    Tea Sandwich Recipes:

    1. Cucumber Tea Sandwiches with Herby Cream Cheese

    Starting off our list of tea sandwich recipes with one of the classics, cucumber! When you picture a tea sandwich, this is probably one of the first images that comes to your mind.

    And with such popularity, you HAVE to give it a try! We promise it’s worth it.

    Get the Recipe @ kitchn

    2. Classic Egg Salad Tea Sandwich

    This is another classic! If egg salad is one of your favorites, what are you waiting for?

    And if you’ve never tried it, now’s your chance! You’ll never know if you like it until you try it.

    Get the Recipe @ mytastycurry

    3. BLT (Bacon, Lettuce, Tomato) Tea Sandwiches

    If it is good as a sandwich, why wouldn’t it be good as a tea sandwich? Those were precisely my thoughts when I stumbled upon this recipe.

    These mini BLTs are the cutest ever, and oh so tasty. I highly recommend making them for your next party.

    Get the Recipe @ ohhowcivilized

    4. Smoked Salmon and Dill Tea Sandwiches

    Smoked salmon is another popular British classic. And for good reason!

    This delectable tea sandwich is made with salmon, cream cheese, red onion, and dill. You won’t want to miss out on this masterpiece!

    Get the Recipe @ seriouseats

    5. Peanut Butter and Honey Bear Tea Sandwiches

    These peanut butter and honey tea sandwiches are shaped like bears and I must say, the cutest thing ever! While you don’t have to cut them like bears, they are sure to impress your little one that way.

    But even if you don’t have kids, this recipe is perfect for anyone. Its super simple and scrumptious!

    Get the Recipe @ simpleseasonal

    6. Prosciutto, Apple and Brie Tea Sandwiches with Sage Butter

    If you’re in the mood for something to make you feel fancy, this tea sandwich is the trick! The combination of flavors gives an effortless taste to this simple sandwich.

    Best for parties and guests, this tea sandwich will leave you speechless. It’s one of our favorite tea sandwich recipes!

    Get the Recipe @ lemonsandanchovies

    7. Radish & Herbed Butter Sandwiches

    These radish and herbed butter tea sandwiches are so simple but so yummy! And with only a few ingredients, your wallet is left happy.

    The recipe makes twelve, but with how good these are I don’t think you’ll want to share!

    Get the Recipe @ teatimemagazine

    8. Gouda and Tomato Tea Sandwiches

    If you like tomatoes, this one’s for you! And who doesn’t like cheese?

    Best of all, the spread keeps in the fridge so you can make it ahead of time, or store leftovers for later!

    Get the Recipe @ natashaskitchen

    9. Goat Cheese and Pecan Tea Sandwiches

    Goat cheese and honey is ALWAYS a good combination. And when you add pecans and cinnamon-rasin bread, you have one delicious dish!

    These tea sandwiches are super easy to make and so yummy. I couldn’t recommend them more!

    Get the Recipe @ foodnetwork

    10. Vegetable Tea Sandwiches

    Calling all veggie lovers! This one’s for you!

    The recipe includes cucumber, red bell pepper, carrots, and celery, but you can add any veggie you want. The results are sure to impress.

    Get the Recipe @ justapinch

    11. Herbed Chicken Salad Tea Sandwiches

    This chicken salad tea sandwich is perfect if you want to make more of a meal of the sandwich. The chicken adds protein and the combination of flavors is so addicting, you’ll definitely be wanting more.

    Give it a try and let us know how it goes!

    Get the Recipe @ southernladymagazine

    12. Mashed Avocado Finger Sandwiches

    You’ve heard of avocado toast, so why not try an avocado tea sandwich? This recipe includes cucumber, microgreens, and herbs to fancy it up.

    And I must say, they are very tasty! You won’t regret trying them.

    Get the Recipe @ theroastedroot

    13. Gougères Tea Sandwiches With Mint, Date Paste, and Goat Cheese Recipe

    Yep, these tea sandwiches are as exquisite as they sound. These Moroccan inspired sandwiches are show-stopping!

    While you may have to buy some extra ingredients, it is so worth it!

    Get the Recipe @ saltandwind

    14. Mozzarella, Tomato, & Basil Tea Sandwiches

    Nothing beats the combination of mozzarella, tomato, and basil! It’s a classic, and makes one of our favorite tea sandwich recipes.

    Whether you’re sharing with friends, or making them for yourself, they’re sure to impress.

    Get the Recipe @ ohhowcivilized

    15. Butterfly Raspberry Fluff and Nutella Tea Sandwiches

    Another stellar option for a kids tea party! These butterfly-shaped tea sandwiches are super cute and super yummy.

    But, just as before, you don’t have to be a kid to enjoy them!

    Get the Recipe @ simpleseasonal

    16. Turkey Tea Sandwiches with Cranberry-Sage Aïoli

    Now back to our fancier options. These turkey tea sandwiches are delicious and have a classic feel to them.

    And they are a great use of leftover Thanksgiving cranberry sauce! Give them a try.

    Get the Recipe @ teatimemagazine

    17. Cheesy Shrimp Tea Sandwiches (Canapés)

    In the mood for something different? Try these cheesy shrimp tea sandwiches.

    If you like shrimp, then what are you waiting for? These canapés are guarenteed to blow you away.

    Get the Recipe @ natashaskitchen

    18. Brie and Apple Tea Sandwiches

    Brie and apple is a timeless combination that can’t be beat. Any sandwich that combines the two has a likely chance of being yummy.

    And they are! I highly recommend giving them a try.

    Get the Recipe @ nuggetmarket

    19. Crab Salad Tea Sandwiches

    If you like crab salad, this one’s a no brainer! And yep, they taste as good as they look.

    These tea sandwiches are perfect for parties and sharing with friends. Yum!

    Get the Recipe @ savortheflavor

    20. Garden Spread Finger Sandwiches

    This one’s for the vegetarians! These garden spread finger sandwiches are made of cream cheese and various veggies.

    They are dainty and delicious!

    Get the Recipe @ foodnetwork

    21. Tea Sandwich Recipe With Beets, Radish, Avocado and Arugula

    Another meatless recipe! If the picture isn’t making your stomach grumble, I’m not sure what will.

    These tea sandwiches are so scrumptious, you won’t stop eating them!

    Get the Recipe @ archanaskitchen

    22. Turkey, Gouda and Apple Tea Sandwiches

    These turkey, gouda, and apple tea sandwiches are guaranteed to make you go, “mmm”.

    Apple is extremely underrated in sandwiches and I cannot recommend it more. If you get the chance, you have to make this recipe!

    Get the Recipe @ tasteofhome

    23. Carrot-Ginger Tea Sandwiches

    Carrot and ginger is an extremely enjoyable combination. And these tea sandwiches prove to be just that!

    These mouthwatering sandwiches are sure to have you wanting more.

    Get the Recipe @ justapinch

    24. Garden Vegetable, Roast Beef and Cheddar Tea Sandwiches

    If you want a veggie sandwich but still want some meat in it, this is the best combination yet!

    You won’t be disappointed when you try them out. And neither will your guests!

    Get the Recipe @ teatimemagazine

    25. Peanut Butter and Jelly Tea Sandwiches

    Perhaps the simpliest on our list, we have peanut butter and jelly. If it tastes good as a regular sized sandwich, why wouldn’t it taste good in bite size form?

    These tea sandwiches are perfect for kids, picky eaters, or anyone that likes peanut butter and jelly!

    Get the Recipe @ ohhowcivilized

    We hope you found our list of tea sandwich recipes helpful. Give them a try, they won’t disappoint!

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    25 BEST Tea Sandwich Recipes

    This collection of easy Tea Sandwich Recipes includes plenty of ideas that are perfect for parties, picnics or quick snacks!


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