New Orleans Baked Shrimp

2 lbs. lg. or extra lg. raw shrimp in
Garlic powder
Black pepper
1/2 lb. butter or oleo
Wash shrimp well and drain. Place shrimp flat in oven proof dish or pan. Season with salt, garlic powder, paprika and cover with plenty of black pepper. Dab shrimp with 1/2 pound butter or oleo. Place in heated oven, 400 degrees for 15 minutes. Turn shrimp and re-season. DO NOT add oleo or butter. Leave in oven 15 additional minutes. Serve with French bread to dip into butter mixture. Serves 2 to 6.