Shrimp Scampi Cheesecake Appetizer

Shrimp Scampi Cheesecake Appetizer

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"Rich cheesecake with a seafood surprise. Decadent and smooth for adult tastes."

Ingredients

1 h 10 m servings 701 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 701 kcal
  • 35%
  • Fat:
  • 56.3 g
  • 87%
  • Carbs:
  • 22.7g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 26.8 g
  • 54%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 248 mg
  • 83%
  • Sodium:
  • 1075 mg
  • 43%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. In a large skillet over medium-low heat, warm oil and saute onions and garlic until onions are translucent; set aside to cool. When cool, pour off liquid reserving garlic.
  3. Cut shrimp into 1/2 inch pieces, reserving 12 uncut for garnish. In a large skillet over medium-low heat, melt butter and add reserved garlic and all shrimp; cook shrimp for 2 to 4 minutes or until done.
  4. Remove center circle and a small portion of inside of cooled puff pastry shells.
  5. In a medium bowl, beat cream cheese until creamy; add one egg at a time and beat until well mixed. Add cream, Gouda, onions, shrimp and salt.
  6. Spoon filling into puff pastry shells.
  7. Bake in preheated oven for 20 to 25 minutes or until filling is browned on top. Garnish with whole shrimp and chopped chives; serve.
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I made these in the prebaked fillo cups for two Christmas parties. At the one they ate every single morsel, but no comments. (Lots of people not a lot of food.) At the other party, ladies only, ...

Don't let the "cheesecake" title keep you away!! This is great. I used the little phylo pastry cups for a party, and was able to make about 100. Everyone loved them, very elegant.

Absolutely decadent and honestly far easier than anyone would ever believe. I used the phyllo cups several other people recommended instead of puff pastry. Garnished with fresh snipped chives ...