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Perfect Scalloped Oysters

My family— husband, children and grandchildren— all look forward to this easy seafood side dish. It's one I've made for well over 30 years.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Bake: 30 min.
  • Makes
    8 servings


  • 2 cups crushed butter-flavored crackers (about 50)
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Dash pepper
  • 1 pint shucked oysters or 2 cans (8 ounces each) whole oysters, drained
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/4 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce


  • Combine cracker crumbs, butter, salt and pepper; sprinkle a third into a greased 1-1/2-qt. baking dish. Arrange half of the oysters over crumbs. Top with another third of the crumb mixture and the remaining oysters.
  • Combine cream and Worcestershire sauce; pour over oysters. Top with remaining crumb mixture. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 30-40 minutes or until top is golden brown.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 349 calories, 29g fat (15g saturated fat), 94mg cholesterol, 508mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 0 fiber), 5g protein.

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  • CAROL3151
    Jan 19, 2013

    Best I have ever made.

  • MouseladyinTX
    Feb 25, 2012

    This was so good. My family loved it.

  • keig
    Dec 28, 2011

    My mother made this recipe for years and I have been making it for 40 years. It is easy to make and when I take to family affairs I put the cream and worcestershire in a cup with lid and put it into the cassrole when I get there.

  • fpczyz
    May 31, 2010

    .... lol are you kidding me? Butter, salt, heavy cream,,,,??? this recipe is to die-for