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Crab Dip


28 servings


40 minutes


Crab Dip - easy, cheesy and best hot crab dip recipe, with Dungeness crab, cream cheese, mayonnaise and Old Bay seasonings. Perfect appetizer for parties.


– 1 lb. 0.4 kg lump crabmeat (I used two 2-lb live Dungeness crab) – 1 package 8 oz. /226 g cream cheese, softened – 1 cup mayonnaise – 2 teaspoon Old Bay Seasoning – 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard – 3 dashes cayenne pepper – 1/2 cup shredded Cheddar cheese

Step 1

Boil the Dungeness crab in hot boiling water until cooked, about 8 minutes. Drain and let cool. Pick the crabmeat from the Dungeness crab. Set aside.

Step 2

Preheat oven to 350°F (176°C). Mix cream cheese, mayonnaise, Old Bay Seasoning, ground mustard and cayenne pepper in a bowl until well blended. Add crabmeat. Toss gently.

Step 3

Spread in a baking dish. Sprinkle with Cheddar cheese. Bake 30 minutes or until hot and bubbly. Serve immediately with sliced French bread or crackers.

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