Crab Ball

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"This cream cheese and crab ball is a super easy and delicious snack. Perfect for holiday get-togethers or anytime. Serve with buttery crackers."


5 m servings 185 cals
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Original recipe yields 10 servings



  • Calories:
  • 185 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 13.2 g
  • 20%
  • Carbs:
  • 8.4g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 8.5 g
  • 17%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 59 mg
  • 20%
  • Sodium:
  • 1119 mg
  • 45%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a medium bowl, mix together the cream cheese, sour cream, crabmeat, and garlic salt. Form into a ball, and place on a serving plate. Cover the surface as well as you can with cocktail sauce. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes before serving.
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  1. 8 Ratings


When I make this, I omit the sour cream and mix in chopped onion and celery-delicious!

What I did was instead of pouring it over the ball was to make it into a ball then to make a well in the middle and pour the cocktail sauce into the middle... by the end of the night it was tota...

Sorry, but this just didn't quite make it. cream cheese and sour cream overpowered the expensive crab meat it needed less of them and more of something celery and onion.

This recipe turned out terribly. That much sour cream prevents the ball from taking form, and the coctail sauce overpowered any taste of crab. The crab should be lump to make it form a little mo...

This recipe is, to be polite, lacking. DO NOT use sour cream, it ruins the entire project. Do double the crab, add the same quantity of tiny shrimp (canned) and make your own cocktail sauce to t...

My party guests loved this dip. Like the other reviewers I did not use the Sour Cream and added more crab.

I thought it was a good basic dip. I didnt use cocktail sauce, I don't like it and I cut down the sour cream, and used plain greek yogurt in it' place because that what I had on hand, added the ...