Hot Crab Dip with cream cheese is a is a Maryland classic! Blended with cheese, lump crab and Old Bay, this crab dip served hot is the best party appetizer recipe! #hotcrabdip #partyappetizerrecipes www.savoryexperiments.com

Hot Crab Dip

Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: hot crab dip
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 8
Calories: 420 kcal
Hot Crab Dip with cream cheese is a is a Maryland classic! Blended with cheese, lump crab meat and old bay, this crab dip served hot is the best party appetizer recipe!
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Ingredients

  • 8 ounces cream cheese softened
  • 1 cup mayonnaise or sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon hot sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Old Bay seafood seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon ground white pepper
  • 1 cup sharp cheddar cheese shredded
  • 1 1/2 pounds crab meat 1/2 lump and 1/2 backfin
  • Crackers, bread or vegetables for serving
  • 2 tablespoons scallions chopped
  • Cooking Spray

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Coat a shallow baking dish or pie plate with cooking spray.
  2. In a large mixing bowl or the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, cream together softened cream cheese and mayonnaise.
  3. Add worcestershire sauce, hot sauce, Old Bay and white pepper, blending well.
  4. By hand, fold in shredded sharp cheddar cheese and crab meat, being mindful to try and keep crab meat morsels whole.
  5. Transfer mixture to baking dish. Bake uncovered for 10 minutes.
  6. Top with scallions and serve with crackers, bread slices or vegetables like carrot sticks and celery.
  7. If you've tried this recipe, come back and let us know how it was! 

Nutrition Facts
Hot Crab Dip
Amount Per Serving
Calories 420 Calories from Fat 315
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 35g 54%
Saturated Fat 11g 55%
Cholesterol 93mg 31%
Sodium 1101mg 46%
Potassium 249mg 7%
Total Carbohydrates 2g 1%
Sugars 1g
Protein 21g 42%
Vitamin A 11.8%
Vitamin C 8.3%
Calcium 17.8%
Iron 6.1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.