Cheesy Crab Dip

Posted: March 25

Time: 40 minutes

Yield: 10 servings

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People go crazy over this cheesy, creamy, crab dip at every gathering! Cheesy Crab Dip is rich and savory, filled with juicy sweet crab, fresh herbs, and tangy sharp cheese. It’s perfect for lunch on the patio or a summertime snack in the sun, especially when served with plenty of toast or celery for dipping. Cheesy Crab Dip gets everyone asking for the recipe the moment they try it!


• 1/2 cup mayonnaise • 1/2 cup sour cream • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese or Neufchatel, softened • 1 cup sharp cheddar cheese, shredded • 1 tablespoon white onion, grated • 2 (6 ounce) cans lump crab meat • 1 teaspoon all-purpose seasoning • 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce • 1/2 lemon, juiced • 2 tablespoons Italian parsley, finely chopped • hot sauce, optional, to taste • ground black pepper, to taste • green onions, optional, sliced, for garnish


Step 1

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

Step 2

In a mixing bowl, cream together the mayonnaise, sour cream, and cream cheese.

Step 3

Add the cheddar, white onion, crab meat, all-purpose seasoning, Worcestershire sauce, lemon juice, Italian parsley, hot sauce, and black pepper, continuing to mix until completely combined.

Step 4

Spoon the mixture into a small baking dish.

Step 5

Bake until the cheese is starting to brown on the top and the dip is starting to boil, about 25-30 minutes.

Step 6

Serve warm garnished with onion.

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