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Clam-Ups Recipe

Clam-Ups Recipe

"These appetizers can be assembled ahead and frozen before baking," says Patricia Kile, Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:9 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 can (6-1/2 ounces) minced clams
  • 2 tablespoons diced onion
  • 5 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 3-1/2 teaspoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon prepared horseradish
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • Dash salt
  • 9 slices bread, crusts removed
  • Paprika

Directions

  • 1. Drain clams, reserving juice; set aside. In a small skillet, saute onion in 1 tablespoon butter until tender. Stir in flour until blended. Gradually add the horseradish, garlic powder, Worcestershire sauce, salt and reserved clam juice. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Remove from heat; stir in clams.
  • 2. Flatten bread with a rolling pin. Melt remaining butter; brush one side of each slice of bread. Spread with clam mixture; roll up. Brush with remaining butter; sprinkle with paprika.
  • 3. Cut rolls into thirds; place on a greased baking sheet. Bake at 425° for 5-8 minutes or until lightly browned. Serve warm. Yield: 27 appetizers.