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Hot Crab Spread


This crab spread is easy to make and a great spread to serve with assorted crackers or bread rounds.

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 20 minutes


  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 can (approx. 7 ounces) crab, drained, cartilage removed
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons dry sherry
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • dash cayenne pepper or Tabasco sauce
  • 1/3 cup slivered almonds
  • assorted crackers


Heat oven to 350°. In a medium bowl, combine cream cheese, crab, sherry, lemon juice, and cayenne pepper or Tabasco sauce. Mix to blend well. Spoon crab mixture into a small shallow baking dish; sprinkle almonds evenly over top. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes, until hot and bubbly. Serve with assorted crackers.
Makes about 1 1/2 to 2 cups.

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