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Blue cheese oysters

Blue cheese oysters

8 oysters, shucked, on the half shell

1 clove garlic, chopped

1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese

1/4 cup panko bread crumbs

2 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened

1 teaspoon fresh tarragon leaves, minced

Makes 4 appetizer servings.

Heat the oven to 350 degrees. Arrange oysters in their shells on a baking sheet. Set aside. Mix the garlic, blue cheese, bread crumbs, butter and tarragon in a small bowl; top oysters with the mixture. Bake until topping is bubbly and beginning to brown, about 12 minutes.