Creamy Date Nut Filling
5 pkg. cream cheese, softened (20 oz.)
1/2 tsp. salt
2 c. chopped walnuts
2 2/3 c. chopped dates
Blend until creamy; then add nuts and dates.
Makes enough filling for 100 tea sandwiches.
Creamy Ginger & Rum Filling
1 (8 oz.) pkg. cream cheese
2 Tbsp. light rum
1/4 c. finely minced candied ginger
Mix softened cream cheese with light rum and minced
candied ginger. Spread on lightly buttered bread and cut into
Olive & Nut filling
32 oz. cream cheese
3/4 c. chopped olives with red
2 c. chopped toasted (in margarine) pecans
1/2 to 3/4 c. cream or milk
Whip cream cheese; add milk until soft enough to spread.
Fold in nuts and olives. Spread on thin sliced bread. Trim
crust (use white, raisin or cinnamon bread). Cut into fingers
or triangles. Chill; covered until ready to serve.
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