Impressive shrimp-topped party apps are totally achievable. Just grab your mini muffin pan, some woven wheat crackers and Neufchatel cheese, and read on.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 24 servings
1/2 cup water
24 roasted garlic woven wheat crackers
2 oz. (1/4 of 8-oz. pkg.) PHILADELPHIA Neufchatel Cheese, softened
1/4 tsp. lemon zest
2 tsp. lemon juice
2 tsp. fat-free milk
24 uncooked medium shrimp (about 1/2 lb.), peeled, deveined
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 tsp. chopped fresh parsley
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Let's Make It
Heat oven to 350ºF.
Beat eggs and water in pie plate until well blended. Add 12 crackers; let stand 4 min., turning after 2 min. Press 1 soaked cracker onto bottom and up side of each of 12 mini muffin cups sprayed with cooking spray. Repeat with remaining 12 crackers in additional muffin cups.
Bake 8 to 10 min. or until lightly browned. Carefully remove cups from pan with metal spatula; place on baking sheet sprayed with cooking spray. Bake 30 to 35 min. or until crisp. Cool completely.
Mix Neufchatel, zest, juice and milk. Cook and stir shrimp and garlic in nonstick skillet sprayed with cooking spray on medium-high heat 3 to 4 min. or until shrimp turn pink.
Fill cracker cups with Neufchatel mixture; top with shrimp. Serve immediately.
Prepare using original woven wheat crackers.
Neufchatel mixture and cooked shrimp can be stored in separate containers in refrigerator until ready to use. Use to top crackers as directed just before serving.
Garnish with fresh parsley sprigs or snipped fresh chives.
Pairs well with a glass of Pinot Grigio. Please drink responsibly.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1.5g
Saturated Fat 0.5g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 4g
Dietary Fibers 1g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Makes 24 servings.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.