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Shrimp Toast Cups Recipe

Shrimp Toast Cups Recipe

These appetizers always disappear quick as a flash. The pretty toast cups lend themselves to other favorite fillings, too! —Awynne Thurstenson, Siloam Springs, Arkansas
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 15 min./batch YIELD:96 servings


  • 24 slices white bread, crusts removed
  • 1 cup butter, melted
  • 2 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 3 tablespoons sour cream
  • 3 tablespoons prepared horseradish
  • 3 cans (6 ounces each) small shrimp, rinsed and drained
  • 16 green onions, sliced
  • Fresh dill sprigs, optional


  • 1. Preheat oven to 325°. Flatten bread with a rolling pin; cut each slice into four pieces. Place butter in a shallow dish; dip both sides of bread in butter; press into miniature muffin cups. Bake 14 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from pans to wire racks to cool.
  • 2. In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese, mayonnaise, sour cream and horseradish until blended. Just before serving, stir in shrimp and onions; spoon into cups. Garnish with dill if desired. Refrigerate leftovers. Yield: 8 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 appetizer equals 64 calories, 5 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 22 mg cholesterol, 141 mg sodium, 4 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 2 g protein.

Reviews for Shrimp Toast Cups

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Reviewed Dec. 24, 2012

"Made these for Christmas Eve's appetizer. Rave reviews!! Everyone wanted the recipe. I used frozen shrimp, not canned."

Reviewed Dec. 8, 2010

"Question: Do these toast cups stay fresh if made the day before?"

Reviewed Aug. 14, 2010

"Oh and I used fresh shrimp =)"

Reviewed Aug. 14, 2010

"Used this recipe last night and it was a hit! I added to it a little though! I used pre-made phyllo cups instead of making the bread cups. I used wasabi horseradish and I added finely diced red pepper to the mix as well as lemon juice to taste. That really ramped up the flavor!! Oh and I didn't use the dill sprigs!"

Reviewed Jun. 29, 2010

"These were absolutely delicious!! They certainly disappeared quickly as you said! :)"

Reviewed Feb. 4, 2010

"I was looking for something different and made these for the holidays. They were a smash. I did however use small frozen shrimp and cut them up instead of the canned shrimp because the canned was outrageously expensive in comparison."

Reviewed Sep. 21, 2009

"I made these for a gathering last night and everyone went crazy for them. I think next time I might try using whole wheat bread instead of white."

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