Louisiana Shrimp Bake

 3/4 c. butter
 1 bay leaf
 1/4 c fresh lemon juice
 1 1/2 t. lemon pepper
 3/4 t. cayenne
 1 t. garlic powder
 1/2 c. water
 1 lb. shelled raw shrimp
 1 to 2 t. Old Bay seasoning
 Mix butter, bay leaf, lemon juice, lemon pepper, cayenne, garlic powder and water in a saucepan.  Heat and stir until butter melts; remove and discard bay leaf.
 Place shrimp in one layer in a glass dish.  Pour butter mixture over shrimp; sprinkle with Old Bay seasoning.
 Bake in 350 degree oven for 30 to 40 minutes.  
 Serve shrimp with French bread for dunking into the butter sauce.

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