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cheesy hot crab & red pepper spread

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
Lynn McClellan
Clover, SC

This is easy to make, relatively inexpensive, and a crowd pleaser. Great appetizer for all ages to make and eat.

★★★★★ 1
serves 10
prep time 15 Min
cook time 30 Min

Ingredients For cheesy hot crab & red pepper spread

  • 1 1/2 c
    kkraft shredded mozzarella cheese, divided
  • 1- 8oz pkg
    philadelphia, cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    italian seasoning
  • 1 md
    red pepper, finely chopped
  • 1 md
    onion, finely chopped, (purple or white, cooks choice)
  • 1-6oz can
    canned crabmeat,drained & flaked or fresh if avalible
  • 1 box
    original wheat thins
  • 1 1/8 box
    triscuit crackers

How To Make cheesy hot crab & red pepper spread

  • 1
    Pre-heat oven to 375 Degrees. Remove 1/2 cup of the mozzarella cheese; cover and refrigerate until ready to use. Mix all remaining ingredients, {except crackers} until well blended. Spread into 9-inch pie plate.
  • 2
    Bake 20 minutes or until crab mixture is heated through and top is lightly browned. Sprinkle with reserved 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese. Garnish with chopped fresh parsley, if desired. Serve hot with the crackers.

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