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.



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Servings: 12
Prep Time: 1 hr
Total Time: 1 hr 25 mins
Related Categories: Appetizers, Crab, Fish and Seafood
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Ingredients
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    1/2 17.3 ounce package 
    Pepperidge Farm® Puff Pastry Sheets (1 sheet), thawed
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    1   package 
    (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
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    1   tablespoon 
    milk
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    1   tablespoon 
    prepared horseradish
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    1/4  teaspoon 
    ground black pepper
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    1   can 
    (about 6 ounces) refrigerated pasteurized crabmeat , drained
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    green onions, sliced (about 1/2 cup)
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    1/2  cup 
    sliced almond
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    Paprika

Directions
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Heat the oven to 400 degrees F.
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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.
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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.
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Spread the crabmeat mixture on 12 bottom pastry layers. Top with the onions, almonds and top pastry layers. Sprinkle with the paprika.
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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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