Crab Appetizer Napoleons

Crab Appetizer Napoleons


"The crabmeat/cream cheese filling in these Napoleons is flavored with a bit of horseradish. Sliced green onions and almonds add both crunch and color."


1 h servings 190 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 190 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 14.2 g
  • 22%
  • Carbs:
  • 8.9g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 6.5 g
  • 13%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 28 mg
  • 9%
  • Sodium:
  • 237 mg
  • 9%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Thaw pastry sheet at room temperature 30 minutes. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Unfold pastry sheet on lightly floured surface. Cut into 12 rounds, using 2-inch cookie cutter. Place 2 inches apart on baking sheet. Bake 15 minutes or until golden. Remove from baking sheet and cool on wire rack.
  3. Stir cream cheese until smooth. Stir in milk, horseradish, pepper and crabmeat.
  4. Split pastries into 2 layers, making 24 layers in all. Spread crabmeat mixture on 12 bottom layers. Top with onions, almonds and top layers. Sprinkle with paprika. Makes 12 Napoleons.


  • Tip: *To soften cream cheese, remove from wrapper. On microwave-safe plate, microwave on HIGH 15 seconds.
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  1. 16 Ratings


This recipe was so full of flavour. I omitted the almonds and added the green onion to the mix instead of just for garnish. I will definitely be making this again, it was quick and easy and ta...

These were very easy to make, and quite tasty. However, I did what others suggested and used fresh crab meat, rather than canned. Another reviewer said it was missing something, but she didn't k...

They seemed like they were missing something, but I'm not a good enough cook to know what they needed. Other people liked them, though.

Really yummy and easy to make. I used the pastry cups as suggested in some of the reviews and was very happy with the results. Otherwise, I followed the receipt and it was a crowd pleaser. Will...

These were okay, would have been better with fresh crab instead of the canned crab. My children did not like them but the adults did, I'll probably make again with fresh crab meat next time.

These were perfect! Everyone loved them at our family Christmas Eve gathering, I will make again for sure.

I thought they were good, unfortunately, no one else cared for them.

Made for thanksgiving. Was a hit! As I was mixing the crab/horseradish mixture, I tasted it. I like to taste more crab, so I added 2 cans, making 3 cans of crab altogether. Just my personal pref...

Good but would have been better if I'd used real fresh crabmeat instead of the can the recipe calls for.