To save the time of trimming crust and cutting into squares, use 24 slices of party pumpernickel bread instead of sandwich bread.
Makes 24 appetizers
4 slices dark pumpernickel bread, crusts removed
3/4 cup herbed cream cheese, softened
4 ounces thinly sliced smoked salmon
1/2 cup alfalfa sprouts
12 pitted kalamata olives, cut in half
Place bread slices on a large cutting board. Spread cream cheese evenly onto bread slices. Top cream cheese with salmon. Cut each bread slice into 6 squares. Top each with alfalfa sprouts and an olive half.