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Hot Crab Dip

Hot Crab Dip

Yummy crab and melted cheese make a great appetizer!!  And it's super simple to make.

Course Appetizer
Keyword hot crab dip
Cook Time 20 minutes


  • 1 6 oz. can crabmeat (drained and flaked)
  • 1 8 oz. package cream cheese (room temperature)
  • 1 T. shallot (minced)
  • 1 T. lemon juice
  • 1 dash cayenne pepper
  • 1 c. cheddar cheese (shredded)


  1. Combine all ingredients except the cheddar cheese.

  2. Place in a small oven safe dish and top with the cheddar cheese.

  3. Bake at 350 for about 20 minutes, until hot and bubbly.

  4. Serve with crackers, breadsticks or pieces of bread.

Recipe Notes

Original recipe and picture from Big Oven