Puttin' on the Ritz Scallops

Puttin’ on the Ritz Scallops

1 pound bay scallops
1/4 pound Ritz crackers
3/4 teaspoon garlic powder
3/4 teaspoon oregano
3/4 teaspoon thyme
1 can cream of mushroom or cream of celery soup
2/3 cup milk

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

In a 9-inch round dish, mix soup and milk and set aside.

Break up 1/3 of the crackers and mix a 1/3 of the spices; coat half the scallops, then place in dish with soup mixture. Repeat with the remaining scallops.

Break up the remaining crackers into very fine pieces and mix well with the remaining spices. Sprinkle mixture evenly over the top of the scallops. Sprinkle paprika over the top. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes. May be put under the broiler for a couple of minutes to put a light crust on top.