Hot Crab Spread Appetizer

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by BeachGirl

A luscious, creamy crab spread that everyone enjoys! I've been making this for over 30 years!

Top Review by PetsRus

Creamy and delicious! This tasted also good before I put it in the oven. Onions were very good in it and the almonds gave it a nice crunch!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 8 ounces cream cheese
  • 1 tablespoon milk (whole or skim)
  • 2 tablespoons chopped onions
  • 12-2 teaspoon cream-style prepared horseradish
  • 14 teaspoon salt
  • 1 (6 1/2 ounce) can backfin crab meat (not claw meat)
  • 13 cup sliced almonds, toasted


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degree.
  2. Grease small casserole.
  3. In bowl, mix first 5 ingredients until creamy.
  4. Stir in crabmeat until well mixed; pour mixture into casserole.
  5. Top with almonds.
  6. Bake 15-25 minutes or until dish is hot in the center and lightly browned on top.
  7. Serve with assortment of crackers and melba rounds.
  8. ***I have often made this with canned white tuna and everyone thought it was crab.
  9. Even if they aren't fooled, they'll enjoy it!

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