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Warm Crab Parmesan Dip


"This dip is a huge hit with everyone who tries it. It's even better with fresh crabmeat, but canned works fine. I took it to a party and every person wanted the recipe. Serve it with blue corn chips. This one will really wow them."
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55 m servings 88 cals
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Original recipe yields 40 servings (40 appetizer servings)


  • Calories:
  • 88 kcal
  • 4%
  • Fat:
  • 8.4 g
  • 13%
  • Carbs:
  • 0.8g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 2.5 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 16 mg
  • 5%
  • Sodium:
  • 107 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. In a small baking dish, mix the crabmeat, cream cheese, mayonnaise, Parmesan cheese, sour cream and garlic.
  3. Bake uncovered in the preheated oven until bubbly and lightly browned, about 45 minutes.

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Hello! I am the author of this recipe and I want you to know that Allrecipes tweeked my original recipe. I suggest using fresh crab or crab from the seafood counter (8-10 oz). No imitation ever ...

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This was just okay to me, and that's after doctoring it like crazy. I doubled the crab and halved the dairy ingredients (not the parmesan cheese, but I wish I had). I also added 1/2 of a chopped...

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Hello! I am the author of this recipe and I want you to know that Allrecipes tweeked my original recipe. I suggest using fresh crab or crab from the seafood counter (8-10 oz). No imitation ever ...

I took the advice of others and tweaked this recipe to my liking and received many many compliments on this dish at my monthly Supper Club. First of all I added 3 (6 ounce) cans of crab meat, 1 ...

Ok, I have decided that the people who gave this recipe a bad review was because they did not bother to read the ratings before making this dish. Pay attention NOT add the entire 1 1/2...

I believe the only reason I get invited to parties anymore is because I always bring this dish as an appetizer. I do tweak it a little but though. I use 4oz of imitation and 8-10oz. of real crab...

After a couple tweaks, this was a five star recipe! I used 16 oz. of claw crab meat, 1/2 cup mayo, 1 cup grated parmesan cheese, and I added 1 1/2 t. Old Bay Seasoning. I fridged it overnight an...

I had to try this recipe when I read Noel’s own review. I felt sorry that Allrecipes had edited the submission to the extent that there was such confusion. Allrecipes, I love you guys, but occas...

Great recipe, Noel! My friend and I went to a new restaurant, they served this as an appetizer. After tasting it, I knew the first thing I had to do was get on this site to find the recipe. This...

I have made this several times over the last couple of years and it's always great. I no longer use mayo in the recipe and it still tastes great. I also use 2 cans of crab & add hot sauce to tas...

Really good dip and very easy! Here are the things I did a bit differently . . . 1. Used about 6-8 oz of imitation crab meat (I know, I know, fresh is better but for a large party, it will def...