Scalloped Oysters

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Servings: 6 servings
Prep Time: 10 min
Cook Time: 20 min
Difficulty: Easy

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1 quart shucked oysters in their liquor
2 cup coarsely crushed saltine crackers
1 cup dry breadcrumbs
3/4 cup melted butter
1 cup cream
Salt and pepper
Celery salt (optional)


Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Pick oysters free of any shells.  In a deep buttered casserole, mix together crackers, breadcrumbs, and melted butter.  Place a thin layer of crumb mixture in the bottom of the casserole.  Cover it with half of the oysters.  Season cream with nutmeg, salt, pepper and celery salt (if using).  Pour half of this mixture over the oysters.  On the next layer, use the oysters, 3/4 of the remaining crumb mixture and cover that with seasoned cream.  Top with the remaining crumbs.  Bake for 20 to 25 minutes, or until lightly browned.

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I made this recipe just this Thanksgiving. Scalloped oysters are a must at Thanksgiving. Everyone seemed to really enjoy it. It was easy to make and is an attractive presentation.

By Mlle LaSagne on December 06, 2013


I made this recipe for Thanksgiving. Everyone liked it very much. I would make it again. Very good and easy! A winner!

By Mlle LaSagne on December 06, 2013


A wonderful dish for the holidays that no holiday menu should be without. A real tradition.

By Mlle LaSagne on November 01, 2013


this recipe is both easy and delicious. My family wants this for every holiday or get together.

By Anonymous on November 25, 2009

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