Crab Nibbles


1 pound sandwich egg bread, sliced (about 16 slices)
2 teaspoons dried Instant minced onion, toasted
2 teaspoons water
2/3 cup mayonnaise
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1 cup finely shredded medium cheddar cheese
15 cherry tomatoes
1/4 pound cooked crabmeat
2 tablespoons melted butter or margarine


Using a 1 1/2 inch round cookie cutter, cut about 80 rounds of bread. Mix instant onion and water; let stand 5 minutes. Blend together onion, mayonnaise, and 1/8 teaspoon of garlic powder; mound on bread rounds. Slice tomatoes very thinly; place tomato slice on cheese layer. Slice crabmeat into 1/4 inch slices; and place a slice on each tomato. Combine butter and remaining 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder; brush tops of crabmeat. Broil for 1 to 2 minutes to heat through.

Preparation Time: 1 hour

Makes 20 servings of 4 crab nibbles per person at approximately 130 calories per serving.

From the Kitchens of Dorothy Taylor


©1973 Curtin Publications, Inc. New York, NY


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