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The cucumber bites were the best thing I had ever tasted. I couldn’t get enough of them. Each bite was more delicious than the last. I savored every last one.

For many, the summer is in full swing and that means BBQs, pool parties, and lots of food! If you’re looking for a fun and healthy snack to bring to your next gathering, you have to try cucumber bites. They’re easy to make and everyone will love them. Keep reading for the recipe!

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Have you ever wished your kids would eat more vegetables? Here’s a recipe that is both easy and tasty – cucumber bites! Simply slice some cucumbers into bite-sized pieces, then top with your favorite dip.

My kids love ranch dressing, so that’s what I use most often. But you could also try buffalo sauce, hummus, or even just salt and pepper. Give this recipe a try, and I’m sure you’ll be surprised at how much your kids enjoy it!

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What type of cucumber is best?

What type of cucumber is best for cucumber bites? There are many types of cucumbers, but the best one for cucumber bites is the English cucumber. It is long, thin, and has a mild flavor. Other types of cucumbers may be too sour or bitter for cucumber bites.

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What else can I use to top the cucumber bites?

When it comes to these cucumber bites, the sky’s the limit when it comes to toppings. You can use virtually anything you can think of to top them off, from meats and cheeses to different herbs and spices. Here are a few ideas to get you started:

  • Sliced avocado: Avocado is a great addition to any dish, and it works especially well with cucumbers.
  • Sun-dried tomatoes: These add a delicious, tangy flavor to cucumber bites.
  • Shredded chicken: If you’re looking for a protein-rich topping, shredded chicken is a great option.
  • Fresh herbs: basil, parsley, and cilantro are all excellent choices for herbaceous toppings.
  • Garlic salt: Garlic salt adds a delicious zing to any dish.
  • Parmesan cheese: Parmesan cheese is a classic topping for cucumber bites.
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Can I make cucumber bites ahead of time?

Can cucumber bites be made ahead of time? The answer is yes – cucumber bites are a great appetizer to make ahead of time. They’re easy to prepare and can be stored in the fridge for a few hours before serving.

Cucumber Bites video:

Cucumber Bites Ingredients

  • Cream cheese
  • Fresh dill chopped
  • Ranch dressing
  • Cucumbers cut into 1-inch sliced
  • Cherry tomatoes sliced in half lengthwise
  • Salt and pepper to taste

How to Make Cucumber Bites

Step 1. Cut the cucumbers into 1-inch slices. Use a melon baller to spoon out a half moon shape from the top of each cucumber slice.

Cut the cucumbers into 1-inch slices

Step 2. In a bowl, blend together the cream cheese, ranch dressing, dill and salt, and pepper to taste until smooth and creamy.

Adding cream cheese, dill
Adding cream cheese, dill
Adding ranch dressing
Adding ranch dressing

Step 3. Pipe some of the cream cheese mixture into the empty section of each cucumber slice.

Pipe some of the cream cheese mixture into the empty section of each cucumber slice

Step 4. Place a half slice of cherry tomato in the center of each cucumber bite and serve.

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They’re perfect for snacking on during summer picnics, or as an appetizer at your next party. Be sure to let us know how they turn out!

How to Store Cucumber Bites

Cucumber bites are a great appetizer or snack to have on hand, but they can be a little tricky to store. Here are a few tips to help keep them fresh:

  • Keep cucumber bites in an airtight container in the fridge.
  • If you’re not going to eat them all within a day or two, freeze them.
  • When you’re ready to eat them, let them thaw at room temperature or in the fridge.
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Cucumber Bites

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 30 bites
The cucumber bites were the best thing I had ever tasted. I couldn't get enough of them. Each bite was more delicious than the last. I savored every last one.
4.20 from 5 votes

Ingredients 

  • 4 oz. Cream cheese
  • 2 Tbsp. Fresh dill chopped
  • ¼ C. Ranch dressing
  • 3 Cucumbers cut into 1 inch sliced
  • 15 Cherry tomatoes sliced in half lengthwise
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Cut the cucumbers into 1 inch slices. Use a melon baller to spoon out a half moon shape from the top of each cucumber slice.
  • In a bowl, blend together the cream cheese, ranch dressing, dill and salt and pepper to taste until smooth and creamy.
  • Pipe some of the cream cheese mixture into the empty section of each cucumber slice.
  • Place a half slice of cherry tomato in the center of each cucumber bite and serve.

Video

Nutrition

Calories: 26kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 4mg | Sodium: 41mg | Sugar: 1g
Author: Marta

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