Share your favorite teatime recipe for sweets or savories. Tea sandwiches, scones, and dainty desserts all count in this category. Give credit to the originator of the recipe if possible. Post a picture if you can. This is sure to make everyone hungry for a delicious tea time treat! Ideas for recipes to post this week are: scones, crumpets, shortbread, cookies, baby cakes, tarts, tea sandwiches, soups, salads, fruit treats, jams, jellies, curds, and creams.
Garden Patch Sandwiches
* 8 oz cream cheese
* 1/4 cup mayonnaise
* 1/2 cup finely grated raw carrots (use coffee filters to drain excess moisture from the carrots before adding)
* 1/4 cup finely chopped celery
* 1 TBS finely chopped green pepper
* 1 TBS finely chopped red pepper
* 1/2 TBS grated onion
Cream together the cream cheese and the mayonnaise until smooth. Add the remaining ingredients and stir well. Spread on a fine sandwich bread such as Pepperidge Farm. Remove crusts, cut into triangles, fingers or unique shapes using a cookie cutter. Enjoy!
*Garden Patch Sandwiches Printable Recipe*
This is a recipe that's been around in my family since my mother was a teenager. It makes the most delicious bar with a shortbread style bottom and a gooey chocolate top. It's always been one of my very favorites!
* 1/2 cup brown sugar
* 1 cup flour
* 1/2 cup butter
Press the above three ingredients in the bottom of a 9-inch pan. Set aside.
* 1 cup brown sugar
* 2 1/2 TBS flour
* 1/2 tsp baking powder
* 3 TBS cocoa
* 2 beaten eggs
* 1/2 cup walnuts
Method: Mix the above ingredients all together and pour over the bottom.
Bake @ 350º for 30 or 35 minutes. Allow to cool, frost with your favorite buttercream frosting, sprinkle chopped walnuts on top, and enjoy!
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