Recipe courtesy of Pam's Midwest Kitchen Korner


2 pints, shucked oysters, reserving liquor

1 stick butter, cut into about 10 slices

2 sleeves (of 13-ounces box)*

¾ to 1 cup half and half

Salt and seasoned pepper, to taste

Cooking spray


Coat a 9” x 13” baking dish liberally with cooking spray.

Crumble crackers into chunks.

Spread half of the crackers in baking dish.

Top with one pint of oysters (if very large, cut in half)

Slice butter and dot with half of the slices.

Sprinkle with salt and pepper.

Repeat layers.

Pour reserved oyster liquor over top.

Pour half and half over all, just to top of layers.

Bake in 375° oven till bubbly and top is brown, about 30-55 minutes, depending upon your oven.

* For crisper dish, use 1½ to 1¾ sleeves