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Cucumber Crostini with Garlic and Chives Cream Cheese

Cucumber Crostini with Garlic and Chive Cream Cheese Spread

Do your bread a favor and give it a little garlic and chive cream cheese love. It's great on turkey sandwiches or chicken salad sandwiches in place of mayo!
Yield: 8 oz
Author: Maryanne Cabrera

Ingredients

Garlic and Chives Cream Cheese Spread:

  • 8 oz cream cheese
  • 2 Tbsp chopped fresh chives
  • ¾ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Assembly:

  • seeded baguette or bread of choice
  • olive oil for toasting
  • Persian cucumbers thinly sliced

Instructions

  • In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with a paddle attachment, beat cream cream until smooth.  Add chopped chives, garlic powder, and black pepper.  Mix until fully incorporated. Scrape down bowl as needed to ensure thorough mixing.
  • Transfer cream cheese spread into an airtight container and keep stored in the fridge.
  • For toasting: lightly coat sliced baguette with olive oil. Warm in the toaster over until crispy.