1 pint shucked oysters, washed and drained well
2 cups oyster cracker crumbs
1/4 cup melted butter
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. pepper
1 cup half-and-half
2 tsp. sherry
1 tsp. Worchestershire sauce
Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Mix cracker crumbs and butter. Arrange a larger of half the buttered crumbs in 1-quart baking dish. Layer oysters over crackers. Season with salt and pepper. Cover with remaining crumbs. Combine half-and-half, sherry (if using), tabasco, and Worchestershire. Pour over casserole. Bake for about 20 minutes, or until liquid has been absorbed.
In case you've never seen oyster crackers, this is what they look like.
Cover with second layer of cracker crumbs.
Begin the sauce with one cup of half-and-half.
Add the sherry.
Add the Worchestershire sauce.
Sprinkle in some hot sauce. Pour the mixture over the oysters and crackers. Bake at 400 degrees for 20-25 minutes.
This dish is perfect for the oyster lover in your life.