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Shrimp Canapes

This is the perfect simple party recipe; you can make cheese spread ahead of time, and simply make up your canapes when you are ready to serve. My sister in-law Natasha shared this delicious recipe with me. Whenever we have parties at our mother in-laws house, she makes them, and they are the HIT!!! Kids love them, well……, adults also…..

These can be topped with chicken instead of shrimp, choose your favorite cheese… You have lots of options here.

Makes about 25 Canapes

2 baguettes, sliced into 1/2 toasts
1 (12 ounce) package cooked shrimp, drained and roughly chopped
1/2 package of cream cheese, softened
2 Tbsp. Sour Cream
2 Tbsp. Heavy Cream
1/3 cup mayonnaise
4 scallions, chopped fine
2 Tbsp. Italian parsley, chopped
Salt and pepper
1 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
1 cup freshly grated Mozzarella cheese

Preheat oven to 450F.
Mix together cream cheese, sour cream, mayonnaise, heavy cream, scallions and parsley. Season with salt and pepper; add chopped shrimp and mix well. On a baking sheet, spread out the slices of bread. Pile the mixture onto each slice of bread. Top with Mozzarella and Parmesan grated cheese.  Bake in oven until golden brown and cheese is melted for about 12-13 minutes.


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{ 15 comments… add one }
  • tanja 04/22/2012, 6:58 AM

    Mmmh, I would try both versions, the one with shrimps and with chicken! These make really great party food 🙂 Thanks for sharing Inessa!

    • Inessa 04/23/2012, 5:46 PM

      You are welcome Tanja 🙂 both versions are great!!!

  • Choc Chip Uru 04/22/2012, 8:59 AM

    I always found canapes to be so classy – yours a prime example 😀

    Choc Chip Uru

  • Nadia 04/22/2012, 4:26 PM

    yum,these are yummy. The funny thing is that I was about to post this recipe too,I make it a little different. They are gone fast and kids love them.

    • Inessa 04/23/2012, 5:43 PM

      Ohhh that’s interesting… 🙂 I can’t wait to see yours!!!

  • Cathleen 04/22/2012, 4:51 PM

    Oh wow. This looks absolutely delicious! I love shrimp, always looking for more shrimp recipes, thank you!

  • Alida 04/22/2012, 6:28 PM

    Great tip for canapes! Will keep this recipe for my next dinner party! THanks for sharing X

  • Manju 04/22/2012, 8:59 PM

    wow, looks great and I’m sure it tastes awesome !

  • Lea 04/23/2012, 4:49 AM

    These look really delicious.

  • Inessa 04/23/2012, 6:05 PM

    Thank you all for your wonderful comments!!! Have a blessed day 🙂

  • Zari(Nilam) 04/23/2012, 10:38 PM

    Today I saw your blog….it’s really good….Shrimp in different style…nice job

  • Peggy 04/24/2012, 11:56 AM

    Both versions sound amazing – definitely going to keep these in mind for my next dinner party!

  • canapé 09/17/2012, 12:45 AM

    Really good article. Thumbs up!

  • Lena 09/28/2014, 1:28 PM

    Inessa! I prepared the spread last nite, added shrimp today and baked them while the rest of the food was cooking.I really like it that you can prepare everything beforehand and just pop it in the oven.They were super delish.My Dad who is very picky eater ate three.lol. I can’t wait to make it with chicken. Thank you for sharing your awesome.e recipes with us.God bless you! Lena.

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