Recipe courtesy of Colleen Sadler
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Total:
25 min
Prep:
25 min
Yield:
15 servings as an appetizer

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pounds Chesapeake Bay crabmeat
  • 2 (8-ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
  • 1/8 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped celery
  • 1/2 teaspoon crab boil seasoning
  • 1/2 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 dashes hot pepper sauce
  • Garnishes: black olives (used for eyes), crab claws, cocktail sauce (spread over top shell), parsley (place around the crab)

Directions

Place 1 pound of crabmeat in bowl. (The other 1/2 pound is used for garnishing) Add all the remaining ingredients to crabmeat and mix thoroughly. Form the mixture into the shape of the top shell of a crab. Place on your serving dish. Spread cocktail sauce over crab. Sprinkle remaining crabmeat on top of cocktail sauce. Garnish with olives, crab claws and parsley. Serve with crackers.

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