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Aunt Nell's Scalloped Oysters

Number of Servings:  6


3 cups medium-coarse cracker crumbs
3/4 cup melted butter
1 1/2 pints oysters, drained (save juice)
3/4 teaspoons salt
1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
1 to 1 1/2 cup cream


Toss together the cracker crumbs and butter.
In a greased oblong pan, layer 1/3 of the crumbs, half the oysters, pepper, 1/3 crumbs, remainder of oysters, and pepper.  
Cover with oyster liquid and enough cream to make 1 1/2 cups.  
Stir in salt and Worcestershire sauce before adding to oyster mixture.
Top with remaining crumbs and bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes.

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Contributor:   Aunt Nell's Kitchen Cookbook/Mary Franzoia


Aunt Nell Hackett of La Cygne, Kansas dedicated her cookbook to family and friends.  She became a homemaker in 1924 and collected many recipes.  Some were new and others were treasured old ones, tried and true.