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crab in a blanket !

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Colleen Sowa
La Crosse, WI

No! I'm not the crab in the blanket! I have crab filling in a "blanket"! These are delightful to serve at brunches, parties or pot luck dinners. They are very easy to make, but look like you have been slaving.... tee hee! *** you can also make other fillings to make a variety to set out.

(1 rating)
yield 36 serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 25 Min

Ingredients For crab in a blanket !

  • 1 pkg
    (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 2 tsp
    lemon juice
  • 1/3 c
    whipping cream
  • 1/4 tsp
    each: salt and pepper
  • 2 clove
    garlic (minced fine)
  • 1/2 c
    brick cheese (shredded)
  • 1/3 c
    fresh chives (minced)
  • 1/2 c
    toasted pecans (chopped small)
  • 3/4 lb
    fresh lump crab meat (cooked)
  • 36 slice
  • melted butter or margarine
  • sprig
    fresh parsley

How To Make crab in a blanket !

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  • 2
    Beat together the cream cheese, lemon juice, whipping cream, salt, pepper and garlic with an electric mixer on medium speed for 3 minutes until smooth. Add the shredded cheese, chives and nut and mix for 1 minute. Stir in the crab meat. Set aside until needed.
  • 3
    Cut the crust off of the slices of bread (save the crusts to make bread crumbs for future use). Using a rolling pin, roll out each slice of bread to about 1/8 inch thick.
  • 4
    Put about 1-1/2 Tablespoons of the crab filling on the diagonal across the bread. Overlap opposite corners of the bread at the center. Use a toothpick to hold in place (if needed).
  • 5
    Place these on a ungreased baking pan. Brush the tops of these with melted butter.
  • 6
    Bake for 25 minutes or until light golden brown. *** You may choose to garnish with fresh parsley sprigs (optional). Serve right away.

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