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Shrimp Canapes

 Shrimp Canapes
Could there be a breezier way to start a party or celebration? This simple but oh-so special appetizer from Sarah Vasques of Milford, New Hampshire, will disappear before your eyes!
32 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.


  • 2/3 cup spreadable chive and onion cream cheese
  • 8 slices pumpernickel bread, crusts removed
  • 32 cooked large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1/2 cup seafood cocktail sauce
  • 1 medium lemon, cut into wedges and halved


  • Spread cream cheese on one side of each slice of bread. Cut each
  • slice into four triangles. Top with shrimp and seafood sauce.
  • Garnish with lemon. Yield: 32 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 canape equals 43 calories, 2 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 16 mg cholesterol, 104 mg sodium, 4 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.
Wine: Medium-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer