Crab Dip

Of all of the dishes I make on a regular basis, the one I get asked about the most is my crab dip.  I first made this for a Halloween party I hosted a few years ago since it has a “gooey” appearance.  Since then, this has become a staple dish at any party I throw as well as any pot luck I attend.  Also, I’ll bring it to work for special occasions, as was the case this past week when it was my boss’ birthday.

This is a sure people pleaser.  Goes great with crackers, veggies or pretzels.

Crab Dip

Serves 10

Ingredients:

16 ounces softened cream cheese (typically 2 packages)

20 ounces crab meat

1 can condensed tomato soup

Dash of lemon juice

Dash of garlic salt

Directions:

I’m not going to lie.  I use imitation crab meat for this dip.  So to start, I cut-up the crab into small pieces.

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Add the crab and remaining ingredients to a large bowl.  I cannot stress enough how important it is the cream cheese be softened.  The ingredients don’t blend very well otherwise.  Mix ingredients together.

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Refrigerate at least one hour before serving.  Because this recipe makes such a large amount, I find it best to serve some in a smaller bowl and refill as needed.

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Serve with your dipper of choice. Enjoy!

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5 Comments

  1. Lindsay & Laura
    Posted April 11, 2009 at 6:43 pm | Permalink

    Note: Do not eat this after a night of drinking.

  2. Jodie Seiple
    Posted April 12, 2009 at 2:03 am | Permalink

    Sounds Great! I’m going to try this one :)

  3. Lindsay & Laura
    Posted February 2, 2010 at 1:00 am | Permalink

    yep, still do not eat after a night of partying.

  4. Posted April 23, 2010 at 2:14 am | Permalink

    Loved the dip, keep up the great work! I’ll bookmark this site to return in the future.

  5. Posted December 17, 2010 at 11:17 am | Permalink

    sweet, i was just thinking about what to bring to a party tomorrow… perfect! :)

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