Make your Derby party a refined event with these teeny finger sandwiches that combine elements of the two classics: cucumber and pimento cheese-and-ham. Turn them into a double-decker sandwich, but slice them into little logs for easy eating.
Makes 24 sandwiches
- Combine pimento cheese, mayonnaise, and 1 seeded and diced cucumber in bowl of food processor. Blend until smooth.
- Transfer to small mixing bowl and fold in 1 seeded and diced cucumber and country ham. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
- Assemble double-decker ham salad sandwiches by layering bread, ham salad, bread, ham salad, bread. Thinly slice remaining cucumbers and place a slice and an olive atop each sandwich with a toothpick.
Recipe ByJohn Bettis from The Brown Hotel in Louisville, Kentucky