Shrimp Puffers

Shrimp Puffers

 Shrimp Puffers

Shrimp Puffers

Makes 60 appetizers

 

8 tablespoons softened butter or margarine

2 eggs, separated

3 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese

15 slices white bread (thin – sliced)

60 cooked shrimp, shelled and deveined

 

Blend butter cheese and egg yolk until smooth.  Beat egg whites until stiff; fold into cheese mixture.

 

Trim crusts from thinly sliced bread; cut each piece in quarters diagonally.  Top each slice with a shrimp and 1 teaspoon of the cheese mixture.  Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven on lightly greased cookie sheets for about 15 minutes, or until puffy and golden. 

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