Total Time
40mins
Prep 25 mins
Cook 15 mins

This is how "savoury" is defined in Miller's Old English Dictionary. This is a marvelous meeting of Maryland and British cuisines. They can easily be made ahead of time. Serve them as appetizers or for brunch.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. ---To Make The Cheddar Spread---.
  2. Place cheeses in food processor or blender, process until smooth.
  3. Gradually add ale, mustard and cayenne pepper.
  4. If mixture is soft, refrigerate until firm enough to hold shape.
  5. Mould into a disc shape (a sphere or ball).
  6. Combine pecans and parsley.
  7. Pat the mixture onto the ball or roll the ball in the mixture until the cheese mixture is covered completely.
  8. ---To Make The Crab Muffins---.
  9. Preheat broiler.
  10. In a medium bowl, blend butter, cheese spread, garlic powder, seasoned salt, and mayonnaise until creamy.
  11. Gently fold in crabmeat.
  12. Spread mixture onto English muffin halves.
  13. Broil until puffed, bubbly, and slightly golden brown.
  14. If you are preparing these ahead of time, freeze on cookie sheets before broiling.
  15. Once frozen, store in plastic bags until ready to use.