Chesapeake Crab Dip

Chesapeake Crab Dip

Chesapeake Crab Dip


Recipe provided courtesy of Taste of Home magazine.  Find more great recipes at


Our school is a Maryland Green School, and many of our students work to improve the health of our local treasure, The Chesapeake Bay.  This recipe reminds me of the importance of a healthy Bay.  Crab stars in this rich, creamy dip.

        Carol Brzezinski                                                                         Marriottsville, Maryland


Chesapeake Crab Dip Recipe

Chesapeake Crab Dip

1 package (8 oz.) cream cheese, softened

1 cup (8 oz.) sour cream

1 Tbsp. lemon juice

1 tsp. ground mustard

1 tsp. seafood seasoning

1/8 tsp. garlic salt

3 cans (6 oz. each) lump crabmeat, drained

½ cup shredded cheddar cheese

1/8 tsp. paprika

Keebler Toasted Crackers


In a large bowl, combine the cream cheese, sour cream, lemon juice, mustard, seafood seasoning and garlic salt.  Fold in crab.  Transfer to a greased 9 inch pie plate.  Sprinkle with cheese and paprika.

Bake at 325 F. for 200 – 25 minutes or until bubbly.  Serve warm with crackers.  Refrigerate leftovers.

2 ¼ cups servings


(Recipe for Chesapeake Crab Dip was on, 2013)


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