Crab Spread I

Crab Spread I


"An easy, but filling appetizer for your next party. Serve with small serving knife over assorted crackers."


5 m servings 319 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 319 kcal
  • 16%
  • Fat:
  • 20.8 g
  • 32%
  • Carbs:
  • 20.9g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 14.4 g
  • 29%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 99 mg
  • 33%
  • Sodium:
  • 1325 mg
  • 53%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place cream cheese on large plate. Cover with crabmeat, squeeze juice of one lemon over the crabmeat. Pour cocktail sauce over top of the entire concoction.
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  1. 44 Ratings


This is a nice appetizer recipe, one I've made for some time with only 2 differences. 1st, I always cut my cream cheese with a small amount of sour cream. Not much because you don't want your ...

This is always a big hit when I make it. I have found that using the whipped cream cheese in the tub gives it a nice consistency. I've also tried using the non-whipped, tub style for some adde...

This is so easy and looks great at Christmas. I usually spread cream cheese first, then add homemade cocktail sauce, then layer the crab meat and spritz with a bit of lemon juice. It looks mor...

Unbelievably delicious! I did it backwards - covered the cream cheese with cocktail sauce and then topped with crab meat. This is much better with homemade cocktail sauce (ketchup, horseradish...

I make this all the time and its a great hit. I use the imitation crab meat sold in the refrigerator section. I grate the crab meat up in a food processor and then mix in the cream cheese well...

Yummy- after I started making this dish, I realized that my mother used to make this for special holiday gatherings. I used 2 packages of cream cheese, and spread it on a glass dish- then I pou...

I make this at Christmas. I would like to share a prep direction with you all how I prepare it. Put cream cheese in freezer for 15-20 minutes. Take out and cut the top right and left angles t...

Delish. My mother in law came over on Christmas and made this and I was soo addicted! I found this recipe and decided to make it...wondeful wonderful!! The only thing I didn't do because it's wh...

good - of course i didn't do it right i just mixed all ingrients together - i hate the messy look of the piles.