Are you looking for a colorful solution to the everyday cheese spread? Here is an answer to that problem. You will also find some instructions for making colorful sandwiches that the entire family will enjoy eating for snacks. These sandwiches are especially good for Easter time when the soft pastel colors are prominent at parties, Easter egg hunts, and social gatherings. Serve them at Christmas for a red and green festive combination.
Mash cream cheese and milk together. Note: This step is not necessary if using whipped cream cheese
Divide the cheese into four equal parts and tint each with a different color of food coloring until the desired tint is reached. You can use the basic colors or try different ones for different holidays or occasions.
Spread butter on slices of bread. Spread one slice of bread with red cream cheese, one slice of bread with yellow cream cheese, one slice of bread with green cream cheese, and one slice of bread with blue cream cheese. Cover with a fifth piece of bread, buttered side down. Place in a pan and cover with a damp tea towel. Chill until just before you are ready to serve.
To serve, cut the crusts from the sandwich.
Cut the sandwich in half. Cut each half into 7 slices. This makes 14 small sandwiches from each whole sandwich.