If you’re looking for the perfect way to get easy starters on the table, look no further than these 15 quick cucumber cream cheese appetizers!
These 15 quick and easy ways to get your cucumber slices and cream cheese on almost anything will have you serving up the best appetizer in town in no time.
In the world of appetizers, there are few things that can rival the deliciousness of cucumber and cream cheese appetizers.
It’s got a refreshing crunch and creamy, dreamy texture that make it the perfect party snack.
But what if you wish to take your appetizer game to the next level?
What if you want to be the one who brings in the most crowd-pleasing dish at your next social gathering?
Don’t worry: I’ve got you covered—these 15 cucumber and cream cheese appetizers.
If you want a mix of both flavors, Carrot Cucumber Rolls are for you!
To take things up a notch and add bacon, consider making Bacon Herbed Cream Cheese Cucumber Bites.
And if you just want to have some fun with it and make something unique?
Then #13 is calling for your name!
I guarantee that each recipe in this list will be a hit at any party.
Now, let’s skip the small talk and get some cucumber cream cheese appetizers in your stomach today.
You’re looking for an appetizer that’s appealing and easy to eat.
But what about one that also tastes good?
Enter the Cucumber Cream Cheese Cracker!
The crunchy texture of the crispy cracker contrasts perfectly with the smooth creaminess of the seasoned cream cheese topping.
And then you add pomegranate seeds for a little bit of extra tartness and sweetness that makes it all come together.
It’s like having a fruity party in your mouth.
When you want to dip, you want to dip.
That’s why this Cucumber Cream Cheese Dip is for you.
It’s creamy, cheesy, and similar to tzatziki dip but has less sourness—and just a touch of pungent onion flavor to give it some bite.
That makes it perfect for dipping with veggies, crackers, or even pita chips.
It’s also great for spreading on sandwiches for a taste of something different.
You’re going to want to eat these Dill Cream Cheese Cucumber Boats first.
And then you’ll want to eat them again, and again, and again—they’re that good!
You’ll taste all the flavor with no fuss: just simple, hand-sliced mini cucumbers filled with herb-flavored cream cheese.
They’re small enough for you to pop in your mouth and savor every bite but big enough to be satisfying.
I’m bringing appetizers to the next level with a new twist on an old favorite.
This is the Prosciutto, Swiss & Cucumber Appetizer.
It’s delightfully creamy in flavor.
It has a lacy, light texture that’ll make you want to eat it all up.
And the party rye as its base just makes everything better.
It’s topped with cream cheese infused with fresh dill—so you can taste what I’m talking about right now—and a crisp slice of cucumber.
The creaminess of the cheese perfectly offsets the slight crunch of the cucumber, while the prosciutto adds just enough saltiness to keep things interesting.
Cucumber slices are the new bagel.
They’re the new toast and about to be your new favorite appetizer (or even snack).
These cucumber bites are all about the flavor: creamy, buttery, and sumptuous.
With some greek yogurt and cream cheese for a smooth, rich texture and everything bagel seasoning to give it that crunchy kick of flavor you crave, these babies are ready to surprise your taste buds in so many ways.
Are you looking for a more delicious way to eat your veggies?
This is the recipe for you: carrot and cucumber rolls!
These rolls are pretty simple to make, and they look so pretty that even non-vegetarians will appreciate them.
The cream cheese filling is also deliciously creamy, but the curry powder gives it a unique zing that will make you want to lick your fingers clean after every bite.
Plus, the thin carrot and cucumber strips are perfect for holding the filling in place without getting too mushy or falling apart on their own.
You know how it feels when you try to eat something that falls apart…well, you won’t experience that here.
These little cucumber and smoked salmon bites are a classic.
They’re cute and crisp, with a touch of dill to add a little bit of elegance.
They’re aesthetically appealing, with a refreshing lemony cream cheese that adds just enough pizzazz.
And they’re rich in flavor, thanks to the smoked salmon and creamy dill spread underneath the cucumbers.
But they aren’t too heavy—you can eat three or four without feeling stuffed and ready for a nap.
You know what they say: Life is best when it’s simple.
And the same goes for eating.
That’s where cucumber cream cheese wraps come in.
With this recipe, you’ve got your tortilla, which is basically just a glorified circle of bread—but it’s so much more than that.
It’s an edible vessel for all the good stuff you’re about to put inside it.
And then there are the herby flavors of dill and richness from the cream cheese.
But wait, you still got the cucumber—which isn’t just for show here.
It adds a refreshing crunch and some bright flavor that really makes these wraps stand out from the crowd.
And remember that we still have the green onion—it adds a nice bite at the end that’ll make you feel like you’re eating something fresh and new every time you take a bite.
Bacon, meet cream cheese.
Cream cheese, meet bacon.
Yes, I know you’re thinking…how can these two flavors possibly get along?
They’re so different!
But when you combine them together in one bite-sized appetizer, they’re absolutely perfect.
These bites are light and fresh—just like a cucumber—but they have just the right amount of creamy richness to make them satisfying.
And they also have smoky, savory bacon pieces and parsley, so there’s no getting around the fact that it’s got tons of flavor.
You’ll want to keep these on hand for your next party or gathering—they’re sure to be a hit.
These Mini Cucumber Sandwiches are so cute that you’ll want to take them home with you.
They’re tender, moist, and fluffy bread filled with pleasantly tangy cream cheese and lightly sweet and fresh cucumber.
Indeed, they’re a delight.
Plus, these bite-sized treats pack a punch.
And they’re a great way to start off your meal or enjoy an afternoon snack with friends.
So, go ahead and enjoy some of these mini cucumber sandwiches—you deserve it!
Forget the fancy stuff.
These are cucumber bites with a twist.
Summer sausages and cream cheese mousse coupled with crisp, fresh cucumbers—who wouldn’t want that?
The creamy mouse is a nice complement to the cucumber, and the smoky, tangy summer sausage adds a savory touch.
If you’re looking for something that’s going to make people think twice about their usual party fare, this is it!
Serve with sprinkles of chives for a burst of color and flavor.
You can’t go wrong with shrimp, and you know that.
That’s why this recipe for shrimp on cucumber appetizer is here.
It’s got a hint of the ocean’s sweetness and saltiness from the shrimp, but minus all that overwhelming fishiness you usually get from seafood.
Plus, it’s built on top of a crispy fresh slice of a cucumber and spread with a luscious and herby spread.
These little guys are the stars of the show.
A little bit spicy, a little bit tangy, these Korean Beef & Cucumber Appetizers are going to make your mouth water like nobody’s business.
The tender, juicy steak sits on a rich, thick cream cheese mixture, then drizzled with a spicy Korean sauce that’s sure to get your taste buds dancing.
And don’t worry—you can put micro greens on there for you to keep it hearty while you’re eating your way through this recipe.
Cucumber-tomato bruschetta appetizer is the perfect excuse to get creative with your appetizers.
It is made with cucumber, tomato, and red onion slices that are topped with a lively creamy, tangy dressing.
But did I mention that they’re all stuffed in wonton cups? I mean, how cool is that?
Phyllo cups are perfect for serving this mix—they are crispy on the outside, soft on the inside, and they hold up even if you make them ahead of time.
There’s nothing like a good crostini to get your palate tingling.
And this one is sure to do just that.
The kielbasa is garlicky and spicy, while the cucumber is refreshing and crisp.
And the cream cheese spread adds a savory element to this crostini, which is then balanced out by the buttered baguette.
This is one of my top go-to appetizers when I’m hosting guests.
It’s easy to make and pairs well with any wine or beer you could think of!
The bottom line
So, here are 15 cucumber cream cheese appetizers to help you put together a tasty snack.
I tried to include a little bit of everything—from simple to complex, from hearty to indulgent.
Hopefully, you’ll find ideas here that will help give your next party or potluck a success.
- Cucumber Cream Cheese Cracker
- Cucumber Cream Cheese Dip
- Dill Cream Cheese Cucumber Boats
- Prosciutto, Swiss & Cucumber Appetizer
- Everything Bagel Cucumber Bites
- Carrot Cucumber Rolls
- Cucumber Smoked Salmon Bites With Cream Cheese
- Cucumber Cream Cheese Wraps
- Bacon Herbed Cream Cheese Cucumber Bites
- Mini Cucumber Sandwiches
- Summer Sausage Cucumber Bites With Cream Cheese Mousse
- Shrimp On Cucumber Appetizer
- Spicy Korean Beef & Cucumber Appetizers
- Cucumber-Tomato Bruschetta In Phyllo Cups
- Kielbasa & Cucumber Crostini
- Pick one or more options from our Cucumber Cream Cheese Appetizers list here!
- Start creating your new favorite recipe.
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