This article is from the 20th Century Appetizer Recipes, with numerous contributions by famous and also anonymous cooks
1 Loaf bread
1/2 c Butter, melted
1 tb Butter
2 tb Flour
3/4 c Milk
1/2 c Swiss cheese, grated
1 Green onion, minced
1 Tin salad shrimp; rinse
1/2 Lemon, zest portion
2 ts Lemon juice
1 tb Parsley, minced
ds Worcestershire sauce ds Tabasco ds Salt ds Pepper ds Paprika Substitute 1 tin of crabmeat for salad shrimp if desired. You may obtain the lemon juice and required zest from the same fresh lemon.
1. To make the croustades: cut 2-inch rounds from bread slices. Brush both sides of circles lightly with melted butter; press circles into tiny muffin cups. Make at 450F for 5 minutes
2. Melt butter in medium microwave-safe casserole on High for 1 to1 1/2 minutes.
Stir in flour, then slowly whisk in milk. Microwave on Medium for 2 to 3 minutes, whisking each minute, until hot and thick. Add cheese; stir until cheese melts.
Stir in remaining ingredients except paprika.
3. Spoon a small amount of mixture into each croustade. Sprinkle lightly with paprika. (Can be wrapped well and frozen at this point for up to 3 months)
4. Bake freshly made croustades at 400F for 5 to 8 minutes, or until brown
and bubbly. Bake frozen croustades at 400F for 15 minutes. Quantity will vary from 3 to 4 dozen depending upon pan sizes and desired size.