Hot Crab Dip

A mixture of creamy cheeses, sweet crabmeat, pungent spices and toasted almonds, this crab dip can’t be beat.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 35 min
  • Servings 20

Ingredients

1
package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
1/4
cup grated Parmesan cheese
4
medium green onions, thinly sliced (1/4 cup)
1/4
cup mayonnaise or salad dressing
1/4
cup dry white wine or apple juice
2
teaspoons sugar
1
teaspoon ground mustard
1
garlic clove, finely chopped
1
can (6 ounces) crabmeat, drained, cartilage removed and flaked
1/3
cup sliced almonds, toasted, if desired
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Mix all ingredients except crabmeat, almonds and crackers in medium bowl until well blended. Stir in crabmeat.
  • 2 Spread crabmeat mixture in ungreased pie plate, 9x1 1/4 inches, or shallow 1-quart casserole. Sprinkle with almonds.
  • 3 Bake uncovered 15 to 20 minutes or until hot and bubbly. Serve with crackers.

Expert Tips

Prepare this favorite from the ‘50s, and spread it in a casserole dish up to 4 hours ahead. Cover and refrigerate; bake as directed.

For holiday parties, sprinkle extra sliced green onions in a wreath shape, and make a bow with pimiento.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
95
(
Calories from Fat
70 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8 g
8 %
(Saturated Fat
3 g,
3 %
),
Cholesterol
20 mg
20 %;
Sodium
95 mg
95 %;
Total Carbohydrate
2 g
2 %
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
),
Protein
4 g
4 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
1/2 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.