Crab & Cream Cheese Delight

Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr

This is an easy pretty appetizer dip that I have been making for years...Very pretty during the holidays or Valentines Day..

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 6 ounces crabmeat, drained and flaked
  • 12 ounces seafood cocktail sauce
  • fresh parsley, to garnish (optional)


  1. Mix crab meat and cream cheese together. Spread into a 9 inch size pie pan or similiar size dish. Pour cocktail sauce over crab meat mixture to cover completely. Sprinkle with parsley. Refrigerate at least 1 hour to blend flavors. Serve with assorted crackers.
Most Helpful

1 5

I used real lump crab meat for this recipe (I thought about saving some $$ and going with imitation, but after one glance at the ingredients and I couldn't) and it was AWFUL. I am embarrassed that I brought it to my boyfriend's family Thanksgiving. It was super fishy, smelly, and just all around terrible. Maybe the imitation would have tasted better but I won't try. Beware of this easy-looking recipe. :(

5 5

Super easy and yummy appetizer spread! I used a full 8oz of real lump crabmeat. I thinks its very important to use a good-quality cocktail sauce, or even homemade cocktail sauce. This get better and better the longer it chills. Thanx for sharing!

5 5

Great appetizer and easy to make too!

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