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Cucumber Ranch Bites

Cucumber Ranch Bites

Monday, July 10, 2017

Here's a bite-sized idea for your next garden party or backyard bash. These Cucumber Ranch Bites are easy to throw-together at a moment's notice, 'cause there's no cooking involved. The homemade, creamy, ranch topping really complements the fresh-from-the-garden ingredients.

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Cucumber Ranch Bites

Yields: 28

What You'll Need:

  • 2 cucumbers
  • 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 3 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1 (0.4-ounce) packet ranch dressing mix
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives, divided
  • 5 cherry tomatoes, each cut into 6 wedges

What To Do:

  1. Using a fork, press down the entire length of cucumbers on all sides, creating ridges. Cut cucumbers into 1/2-inch slices and place on platter.
  2. In a medium bowl with an electric mixer, beat cream cheese, mayonnaise, dressing mix, and 1 tablespoon chives until smooth. Place mixture into pastry bag and pipe onto each cucumber slice.
  3. Garnish each with a tomato wedge and sprinkle with remaining chives. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

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