Crabby Cheese Cakes

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by DbKnadler

We made some Crab Rangoon for Christmas Eve appetizers and had some left over filling. This was born as a quick lunch. My husband loved it. I wrote the recipe as if I was starting fresh and not with leftover filling.

Top Review by pattikay in L.A.

These are simple and good. I added a big of cayenne for some zip. I was able to make it very light, using non-fat cream cheese. and light english muffins and reduced fat cheese. Thanks for posting!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix the drained crab and cream cheese until well blended.
  2. Fork Split the english muffins and top each with a generous spread of crab mixture.
  3. Place 6-8 inches under the broiler and broil 3-5 minutes. Watch them closely to avoid burning.
  4. When starting to bubble and turn golden brown, remove them and top with cheddar cheese. Let sit a couple mins to allow cheddar to melt.
  5. Tips: You can add the cheddar cheese before broiling if you wish. Also you can pop them in the freezer before broiling for a great make ahead meal. These can be turned into great appetizers themselves by cutting each muffin half into forths before broiling.
  6. Enjoy!

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