Cute Cherry/Crab Appetizers

Cute Cherry/crab Appetizers Recipe

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ali Bresnahan


Cute cherry TOMATOES (not cherries) filled with crab. they're cut in half, stuffed, and put back together with a toothpick. Very cute indeed.
(you can use white albacore tuna in place of the crab, if you like.)
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makes 30 appetizers


  • 30
    cherry tomatoes

  • 1 pkg
    cream cheese, 3-oz, room temp
  • 2 Tbsp
    sour cream
  • 2 tsp
    dry sherry
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    poppy seeds
  • 1 can(s)
    crab meat (6-1/2 oz), drained and flaked, or fresh, if you can get it
  • 30 sprig(s)
    parsley for garnish (tiny), one per tomato)
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How to Make Cute Cherry/Crab Appetizers


  1. Remove stems from washed tomatoes; cut off tops to make small caps, set aside, and scoop pulp from bottoms.
  2. In medium bowl, blend cream cheese, sour cream and sherry; stir in remaining filling ingredients.
  3. Fill tomatoes with crab mixture. Stick toothpicks into centers of caps, and stick securely into filled tomatoes. Will hold several hours. *NOTE: if you'd like, when inserting toothpicks into tomatoes, add tiny sprig of parsley to tomato cap before toothpicking.
  4. Refrigerate till serving time.

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