12 appetizer servings

How to Make It

Step 1

Bring 6 cups water to a boil in a Dutch oven; add shrimp, and cook 3 to 5 minutes or just until shrimp turn pink. Drain; rinse with cold water. Peel shrimp; devein, if desired. Coarsely chop shrimp. Toss with lemon juice.

Step 2

Combine butter and cream cheese. Add mayonnaise and next 6 ingredients; fold in shrimp mixture.

Step 3

Spoon into a lightly greased 4-cup mold or an 8- x 4-inch loafpan; cover and chill 8 to 10 hours.

Step 4

Cut baguette into 1/4-inch-thick slices, and place on a baking sheet.

Step 5

Bake at 350° for 3 to 4 minutes on each side. Cool on wire racks.

Step 6

Unmold pâté, and spread on baguette slices; top with cucumber.

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