"My mom gave me this recipe. It was a childhood favorite! Crabby, cheesy, tasty! You can freeze the mixture if you want, and then thaw and use as needed."


20 m servings 295 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 295 kcal
  • 15%
  • Fat:
  • 14.9 g
  • 23%
  • Carbs:
  • 27.5g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 12.8 g
  • 26%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 30 mg
  • 10%
  • Sodium:
  • 594 mg
  • 24%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven on broiler setting.
  2. In a medium bowl, mix together margarine and cheese spread. Stir in crabmeat, mayonnaise, garlic powder, and parsley. Spread the mixture on the split English muffins. Arrange on a cookie sheet.
  3. Broil until the cheese mixture is bubbly.
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  1. 58 Ratings


WONDERFUL! I make these ahead of time, cut them into quarters, and keep them in a Ziploc bag in the freezer for quick appetizers anytime. Just pop from the freezer to under the broiler - - Vio...

Old English cheese spread (that little glass jar from Kraft) is the way to go with this recipe (and all it's other variations). I always use canned crabmeat, squeezing out the liquid. To freez...

Very good and also easy. I made them ahead, spread on muffins and froze. Just had to defrost, bake and cut.

I did not follow the mom gave me an alternate recipe using 1 can crab meat, 1 stick butter, 1 T. mayo, 1 jar of the cheese spread, 1/2 t. seasoned salt, & 12 english muffins--but pre...

My mom made this for parties and now I do. It has always received rave reviews. When cut into triangles, no one has any idea it is an english muffin. It looks elegant. I use half the mayo and th...

This recipe is always a big hit with young and old alike. I have to tell my kids not to fill up their plate and save some for the grown ups. As to the recipe itself, not that this is healthy, bu...

Awesome! I had leftover snow crab meat and thought I'd try this. It's very easy to prepare and freezeable. Freeze in separate container..some for you on Friday nights and some to keep on hand fo...

These are so incredibly good. They are so easy, better to cut, freeze and bake. No waiting for defrost.

Super easy guests thought they were yummy. They asked "where" I bought them! I did add a dash of hot sauce.