Awesome Cheesy Hot Crab Dip

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by Pufi McFluffikins

I got this recipe from a Southern Living Magazine a couple of years ago. It was an instant favorite, and I get so many requests for the recipe that I figured I would make it easy on myself and just post it. I usually use more Old Bay, Tabasco, and scallions than it says, cause I like a little extra kick. It really is AWESOME, especially with crusty french bread.

Top Review by Queen Dragon Mom

I LOVE this dip/spread! The basic recipe is great and leaves "wiggle" room to change it up, if desired. I use more tabasco, too, and have added tarragon and cheddar cheese.
Thanks for posting this recipe. It's become one of my "got-to" standards.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Blend cream cheese and mayo until creamy.
  2. Add lemon juice, Tabasco, and scallions; mix.
  3. Add old bay, salt, pepper and crab meat; mix.
  4. Put in baking dish and top with parmesan cheese.
  5. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 to 40 minutes, until cheese starts to brown.
  6. Can be refrigerated up to 24 hours before cooking.

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