Cucumber Dip

My dear friend, Marla, gave me this recipe so many years ago.  I knew Marla before I started teaching, but I really got to know her when I began.  Marla was my teacher-mentor during my first year of teaching eighteen years ago and let me tell you…this beautiful lady got me through a lot!  One way she helped me survive my first year of teaching was by feeding me!  Yes, I gained weight my first year of teaching, but what new teacher doesn’t.  Many times Marla shared her homemade treats with me during our lunch period, but what I will remember the most is going to Marla’s home and eating some wonderful food during her holiday get-together’s.  Did I mention that Marla is also a wonderful hostess?  Wherever it is that I share in my dear friend’s wonderful food, I am sure to walk away with a new recipe.  This cucumber is amazing!  It has become my husband’s very favorite dip.  He loves to open a new bag of Wavy Lays and finish the whole bowl of this dip (and Lays) in one setting.  I prefer to serve this with fresh cucumber slices.  How will you serve-up this dip?

Start with cream cheese, lemon juice, grated onion and shredded cucumber.

Add Worcestershire, mayonnaise and pepper.

Stir. Chill.

Serve with cucumber slices…. or chips….or crackers. Spread on pumpernickel slices for mini-sandwiches. What’s your pleasure?

Cucumber Dip
Recipe type: Appetizer
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon onion, grated
  • ½ large cucumber, grated with peeling
  • dash Worcestershire
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise, heaping
  • dash of pepper
  • 1 garlic clove
  1. Mix cream cheese, lemon juice, grated onion and grated cucumber.
  2. Add Worcestershire, mayonnaise and pepper.
  3. Stir until well mixed.
  4. Rub serving bowl with garlic clove until well coated.
  5. Spoon in dip and chill until serving.



  1. I definitely have to try this one!