Tea Sandwiches

Filled with zesty lemon curd, sweet strawberries and cream cheese, or even garnished with fresh flowers, our tea sandwiches make any event special. Browse our recipe collection for the perfect tea sandwiches to suit your gathering.

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Ribbon Sandwiches

Midwest Living

Mouthwatering flavor and festive color come from the ribbons of filling in these appetizer sandwiches. Egg salad and an olive-nut blend pair beautifully in these delicate teatime treats.

Total: 45 mins

Radish-Herbed Butter Tea Sandwiches

There's nothing that feels more like spring than snacking on a plate of crunchy radishes and butter. These adorable tea sandwiches are perfect for parties!

Carrot Tea Sandwiches

Taste of the South
Total: 10 mins

Radish, Parsley, and Lemon-Butter Tea Sandwiches

Food & Wine

These open-faced sandwiches created by F&W's Marcia Kiesel can be cut into whimsical shapes. For a little graphic fun, look for radishes of varying shapes and sizes.

Total: 30 mins

Petal Tea Sandwiches

Better Homes and Gardens

The petals and leaves of Signet marigolds flavor these cream cheese-filled luncheon sandwiches.

Chicken Salad Tea Sandwiches

Diabetic Living

If you want to make your own chicken salad for the recipe, pick up a package of refrigerated or frozen chopped cooked chicken at the supermarket.

Total: 10 mins

Roast Beef Tea Sandwiches with Horseradish Cream

Midwest Living

The robust sour cream mixture wakes up your taste buds when you bite into these beef sandwiches. Serve them for a light lunch or as an appetizer at a party.

Peach and Pound Cake Sandwiches

Better Homes and Gardens

A simple pound cake, enriched with sour cream, is crowned with fresh peaches and strawberries. It becomes a glorious dessert or a sweet breakfast dish.

Pretty Little Tea Sandwiches with Heart

Midwest Living

Fill heart-shaped bread with the filling of your choice for these appetizer sandwiches. Choose from chicken, ham, or egg salad, or try a marmalade or cucumber filling.

Total: 15 mins

Totable Tea Sandwich


Try turkey, low-fat cheddar and grape jam for a kid-friendly version.

Total: 5 mins

Princess Tea Sandwiches


These little cheese, pear, and strawberry sandwiches make a nice snack or appetizer for a party.

Avocado Tea Sandwiches


Smoked salmon plays off crispy cucumber and creamy avocado.

Total: 10 mins

Crab, Avocado, and Watercress Sandwiches

Diabetic Living

Serve this mini crab salad sandwich recipe for an appetizer or at a spring party with a variety of side salads.

Total: 30 mins

Go Fish Salmon Sandwiches

Better Homes and Gardens

Creamy salmon-caper filling, topped with watercress, makes these bite-size sandwiches a perfect appetizer or snack for small gatherings. Poach the salmon and make the dressing a day ahead of serving. Assemble the sandwiches shortly before serving.

Tea Party for Two (and Baby Makes Three)

My daughter scored an adorable tea set over the holidays. Which just happened to coincide with a lazy Sunday morning when my little one woke up and decided she liked dolls. From that day forward she has taken "baby" everywhere and cared for that doll like it was her firstborn child.

A Mother's Day Tea: Sugar, Spice & Everything Nice

Good old Mom. How we love her! And as Mother's Day approaches, how we wish we were back in preschool so that a teacher would take charge of our Mother's Day gift -- a clay disk with our hand print in it, or a fan made out of lace-trimmed wallpaper.

Dining Under the Stars: Perfect Food to Pack for Summer Concerts

It doesn't matter if you're at the Hollywood Bowl, Shakespeare in the Park or in your town square enjoying the high-school band's greatest hits: outdoor concerts are some of the best experiences of the summer. Add good food, a chilled bottle of wine or fresh lemonade, and you're close to perfection. Even for those among us who would turn down an invitation to a humid, sticky daytime picnic, the chance to dine al fresco while enjoying live music or theater is an opportunity not to be missed.

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