Gouda Cheese Tea Sandwiches (Only 4 ingredients!)
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This tea sandwiches recipe is golden for parties where you don’t have much time but still want to impress your crew. You don’t even have to toast the bread. I kept thinking about how I could jazz the tea sandwiches up (mostly for photography purposes) and I concluded they didn’t need anything more than a cute lil sprig of dill.
This canapé recipe was shared with me by a gal from church, Olga S., who made them for a party. I tried one (ok, it was more like 7, but I spread it out over the course of the party so no one would notice), and I loved them right away.
They have such great flavor; I wished I was in a room all by myself with these (for reasons that will remain unsaid). I asked Olga how she made them and she said it was easy; just French bread, mayo with a little garlic and smoked gouda. She wasn’t kidding about the easy part. I do love gouda. It’s a lovely smoky cheese that is nutty and sweet. Mmmm.
Ingredients for Easy Gouda Canapés:
1 long, slim and fresh French bread baguette
6-8 oz smoked gouda
3/4 cup mayo
1 large or 2 medium cloves garlic
a few small sprigs of dill for garnish, optional
How to Make Cheese Canapes/Crostini/Tea Sandwiches:
1. Cut baguette into 1/2″ thick slices. Finely grate cheese.
2. Peel and grate garlic cloves into 3/4 cup mayo then stir to combine. Grating is better than pressing for these since you don’t run the risk of getting bigger strips of garlic in a bite. It also lets out more flavor to grate them in.
3. Spread a thin-ish layer (not too gimpy now) of mayo over each bread slice. Finely grate gouda cheese on the smaller holes of the grater. Add a generous pinch of cheese over each canape and garnish with dill if desired. The dill makes them look fancy and adds nice flavor at the same time.
Gouda Tea Sandwiches (Only 4 ingredients!)
- 1 long, slim and fresh French bread baguette
- 6-8 oz smoked gouda
- 3/4 cup mayo
- 1 large or 2 medium cloves garlic
- A few small sprigs of dill for garnish, optional
Cut baguette into 1/2" thick slices. Finely grate cheese.
Peel and grate garlic cloves into 3/4 cup mayo then stir to combine. Grating is better than pressing for these since you don't run the risk of getting bigger strips of garlic in a bite. It also lets out more flavor to grate them in.
Spread a thin-ish layer (not too gimpy now) of mayo over each bread slice. Finely grate gouda cheese on the smaller holes of the grater. Add a generous pinch of cheese over each canapé and garnish with dill if desired. The dill makes them look fancy and adds nice flavor at the same time.
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How do you think this would taste with mango habanero Gouda cheese?
Will the garlic mayo go with a bit of fruity taste?
I like the original recipe, but I would like a bit of spice to up it a notch.
Hi Ala, I honestly haven’t tried that so I can’t advise. If you experiment, let me know how you liked the recipe
Thank you for this. I’ve made it several times over the past couple of years, and I’m making it today for my daughter’s 10th birthday…her request. 🙂
Awww that’s the best! Thank you so much for sharing that with me :). Happy birthday to your daughter!!
Can I make these the night before (24 hours in advance)?
They can be done a few hours ahead. 🙂 Just cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate. I wouldn’t recommend 24 hours ahead of time.
I make mine the way my mom made them:
or shallow fry the bread slices using a bit of (unrefined:) sunflower oil until golden brown and delish. Rub the galic clove on both sides of each slice(since the bread is crispy, it will act as a rasp), spread a bit of mayo and shave any good cheese over. the mayo and cheese milt a little bit because the bread is still warm… yum
It’s a go to when a snack craving hits:)
Try it this way, you won’t go back
That sure sounds awesome with the cheese! yum!! Thank you for sharing 🙂
Can you make these a few hours ahead of time? Or do they need to be done fresh.
They can be done a few hours ahead. That would be fine 🙂 Just cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate.
Loved this! I bought the same kind of cheese, just not smoked. I wonder if it will taste as good.
I actually haven’t tried a non-smoked gouda, but I imagine it would still taste great.
I will make these tonight and will let you know:)
I will make these tonight and will let you know:)
Simple but soo Delicious!!! Thanks again for making our lives easier when it comes to having guests over!
You’re welcome Larisa! I’m so happy you enjoyed that!
Made these and then put them in preheated oven for few minutes and it’s sooooo good !:)
Oooh that’s great to know! Thanks for sharing 🙂
I made this for Thanksgiving and loved it! It’s officially my favorite type of sandwich and it’s cheap and super simple to make! Thanks for the recipe!
I’m so happy you loved them! Thanks so much for a great review 🙂
I love these sandwiches! We usually add boiled and grated egg underneath the cheesy goodness, it’s also very good 😀
Ooh I love that idea too! Thanks so much for sharing 🙂
Love these sandwiches! I add cream cheese into mayo and tomatoes on top 🙂
There are so many variations! Thanks for sharing 🙂
How delightful it is to sit there and watch people constantly reach for “my” creation. The gouda I used was a golden color.
Just the mayo with the garlic was enough to get people to say “Ya lublu etu temu”. ^-^ Definitely worth remaking.
Thank you so much for the great review! I’m so happy you all enjoyed them! 🙂
Ooh… I must try these! Looks yummy 🙂
And by the way, you look so beautiful with the new hair cut! I love it!! And I’m right behind ya as far as becoming an official “adult” :/
Thank you so much Vika :). The adult age gets pushed back more and more as I get older. 18 year olds are babies as far as I’m concerned. lol. Although I got married at 18 ;).
These turned out amazing! Super easy but super tasty! I actually ate half the batch myself, couldn’t resist! Thank you for sharing!
I warned ya! I couldn’t stop at just one either! 🙂 I’m so happy you liked the recipe 🙂 Thanks M!
This looks so simple, I love Simple!! Really neat idea, we love gouda cheese!
Thanks so much. The simplest recipes are sometimes the best! 🙂
Looks beautiful. Very elegant. Not sure about the taste, will have to try it this week. Great job.
It’s so simple but tastes wonderful! You won’t be able to stop at just one 🙂 Let me know how you liked them!