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Broiled Shrimp Canapes

 Broiled Shrimp Canapes
The crisp toast contrasts nicely with the mild-flavored shrimp topping in these savory snacks. Save time by assembling the topping the day before.—Jeff Johnston, Janesville, Wisconsin
40 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.


  • 10 slices day-old white bread
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons minced fresh thyme
  • 1/2 pound cooked medium shrimp, peeled, deveined and chopped
  • 1/2 cup shredded Swiss cheese
  • 1/2 cup seasoned bread crumbs
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise


  • Using a 1-1/2-in. round cookie cutter, cut out four circles from each
  • slice of bread. Place on a baking sheet. Combine butter and thyme;
  • brush over bread circles. Bake at 400° for 5 minutes or until
  • lightly browned.
  • In a small bowl, combine the shrimp, cheese, bread crumbs and
  • mayonnaise (mixture will be dry and crumbly). Place 2 teaspoonfuls
  • on each bread circle; press down gently. Broil 6-8 in. from the heat
  • for 2-3 minutes or until hot and bubbly. Serve warm. Yield: 40
  • appetizers.
Nutritional Facts: 1 canape equals 57 calories, 3 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 14 mg cholesterol, 94 mg sodium, 4 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 2 g protein.