Crab Salad Cheese Ball or Spread

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Judy Garcia

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@snflwr8351

When I made the Open Faced Crab Salad Sandwiches for my husband and son, I had leftover crab salad. I decided to mix it with some cream cheese and made it into a cheese ball. They now request it every weekend while watching football.

Blue Ribbon Recipe

Peppers and celery give this cheese ball a nice crunch. It's impressive enough to serve at a dinner party, or simple enough to enjoy on game day. Quick & easy this is guaranteed to be a hit! The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 3 votes

Comments:
Prep:
30 Min
Method:
No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

  • 1/4 c
    mayonnaise (may use reduced-fat)
  • 1 dash(es)
    garlic salt, to taste
  • 1 dash(es)
    ground black pepper, to taste
  • 8 oz
    imitation crab meat (can use real crab)
  • 1/2 c
    (2 oz) finely grated mozzarella cheese
  • 2 Tbsp
    finely grated sweet red bell pepper
  • 2 Tbsp
    finely chopped green onions
  • 2 Tbsp
    finely chopped celery
  • 2 pkg
    (8 oz. each) cream cheese, softened

How to Make Crab Salad Cheese Ball or Spread

Step-by-Step

  1. Mix all ingredients; shape into one or two balls and chill for at least 30 minutes before serving. Serve with crackers.

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About Crab Salad Cheese Ball or Spread

Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: American
Collection: New Year Party
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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