Old Bay Holiday Crab Ball

READY IN: 10mins
Recipe by Donna Luckadoo

An Appetizer that is sure to please them even if they don't like crab!

Top Review by Parrot Head Mama

This was really tasty. I used canned crab, swiss cheese and dried, minced onion. I also doubled the recipe (based on the recipe that said 1 cheeseball served 10 people) but only used the 3 T. of Old Bay (the seasoning can be a bit overpowering for my tastes). I also substituted crisp, crumbled bacon for the pecans. It was REALLY good, but I had a lot of leftovers. I will make this again, but don't know if the "10 servings" description was accurate.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix crab meat, cream cheese, salad dressing, onions, shredded cheese and spices with a mixer.
  2. Chill mixture 1 hour.
  3. Mixture should be thick enough to shape into 2 balls or logs.
  4. Roll in the crushed pecans.
  5. Serve with crackers.
  6. I stated that it only feeds 10 because it's gone very quickly!
  7. Enjoy!

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