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Shrimp Butter on Crostini

Yield Makes 40 appetizers

Ingredients

  • 1 (16-ounce) French bread loaf, cut into 40 slices
  • 2 (8-ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 pound butter, softened
  • 1 pound peeled cooked shrimp, finely chopped
  • 1 small onion, grated
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon mayonnaise
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • Garnishes: peeled cooked shrimp, chopped chives

How to Make It

  1. Place bread slices on baking sheet; bake at 350° for 5 minutes or until lightly toasted.

  2. Beat cream cheese and butter at medium speed with an electric mixer until fluffy. Stir in shrimp and next 5 ingredients; spread mixture evenly on toasted bread slices. Garnish, if desired.