Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

An excellent easy to make appetizer. I have been making this recipe for over 20 years and it is enjoyed by all who like the taste of seafood.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350 F degrees.
  2. In a mixing bowl using an electric mixer, beat cream cheese and mayonnaise until smooth.
  3. Stir in crabmeat, minced onion, lemon juice and Tabasco sauce.
  4. Spoon mixture into a small oven-proof dish that has been sprayed with a good vegetable oil.
  5. Bake in preheated 350 F oven for 20 minutes or until sauce is bubbly.
  6. Serve with crackers of your choice, potato chips, tortilla or taco chips.
  7. NOTE: For those who prefer a spicier dip, add addtional Tabasco sauce, also 2 teaspoons of Worcestershire sauce.
  8. You may consider adding about 4 Gherkin pickles chopped small.


Most Helpful

This dip was great! I added abit of seasoning salt for some more flavour.

Jen February 08, 2010

This dip is very easy and got rave reviews from our guests at a football party! Thanks for sharing.

Kerik December 07, 2003

I made this to serve before Thanksgiving dinner. It was absolutley delicious. I served it with crackers. It was a real hit with everyone and it was gone in a flash. Thanks for posting this Uncle Bill.

Fluffy October 13, 2003

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