Crabby Jacks

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by Yia Yia

Crabby, cheesy, hot and delicious. This is an easy and yummy appetizer we use at holiday time, but I'm not sure why we only have them then. Great recipe you can throw together with pantry items, although fresh crab is so much better.

Top Review by mianbao

These are just what I wanted! Not for a party, but just for me. Just delicious. I was making only one, so didn't bother measuring the ingredients. I did use them all, though I substitututed red onion for green onion. Cooked in a frying pan and eaten with salsa, they turned out very well. I will keep them in mind when I need to serve other people. Thank you for sharing this recipe with us.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a bowl, mix crab, cheese, and onions with mayonnaise.
  2. Place 5 tortillas in a single layer on two 14"x17" baking sheets.
  3. Evenly cover tortillas with crab mixture to within 3/4" of edges. Top each with one of the remaining tortillas.
  4. Bake in a 450° oven until cheese melts, and tortillas are lightly browned, 7-9 minutes.
  5. Slide quesadillas onto a board and cut each into 6 wedges.
  6. Arrange on a platter and garnish with cilantro sprigs.

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