Crab Appetizer Napoleons

Here's some tasty appetizers sure to impress your guests. The crabmeat-cream cheese filling is flavored with a bit of horseradish...sliced green onions and almonds add both crunch and color.

Crab Appetizer Napoleons
SERVINGS
12
PREP TIME
1 hr
TOTAL TIME
1 hr 25 mins
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Appetizers, Crab, Fish and Seafood
Ingredients
  • 1/2 17.3 ounce package Pepperidge Farm® Puff Pastry Sheets (1 sheet), thawed
  • 1   package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1   tablespoon milk
  • 1   tablespoon prepared horseradish
  • 1/4  teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1   can (about 6 ounces) refrigerated pasteurized crabmeat , drained
  • 4   green onions, sliced (about 1/2 cup)
  • 1/2  cup sliced almond
  •  Paprika
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Directions
1. 
Heat the oven to 400 degrees F.
2. 
Unfold the pastry sheet on a lightly floured surface. Cut the pastry sheet into 12 (2-inch) circles with a cutter. Place the pastry circles onto a baking sheet.
3. 
Bake for 15 minutes or until the pastries are golden brown. Remove the pastries from the baking sheet and let cool on a wire rack for 10 minutes. Split each pastry into 2 layers, making 24 in all.
4. 
Stir the cream cheese in a medium bowl until smooth. Stir in the milk, horseradish, black pepper and crabmeat.
Tip:
1. 
Spread the crabmeat mixture on 12 bottom pastry layers. Top with the onions, almonds and top pastry layers. Sprinkle with the paprika.
Tip:
1. 
To soften the cream cheese, remove from the wrapper. Place the cheese onto a microwaveable plate. Microwave on HIGH for 15 seconds or until softened.
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