Layered Crabmeat Appetizer

Layered Crabmeat Appetizer Recipe

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Claudia McClaran


Many years ago, someone in the family collected recipes from descendants of my great grandparents, William M. and Florence E. (Snodgrass) Whaley and had them compiled into a cookbook. I am posting those recipes here so that they will not be lost. This recipe was submitted by Darlene Whaley.


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12 Hr
No-Cook or Other


  • 12 oz
    cream cheese, softened to room temperature
  • 1 Tbsp
    worcestershire sauce
  • 1 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  • 2 Tbsp
    grated onion
  • 1 pinch
    garlic salt
  • 12 oz
    bottle cocktail sauce
  • 4 oz
    can crabmeat, drained
  • ·
    chopped parsley
  • ·
    ritz crackers

How to Make Layered Crabmeat Appetizer


  1. Mix cream cheese, Worcestershire sauce, lemon juice, grated onion and garlic salt.
  2. Spread mixture on 14-inch glass plate. .
  3. Cover mixture with cocktail sauce.
  4. Sprinkle crabmeat over cocktail sauce.
  5. Sprinkle parsley on top of crabmeat.
  6. Cover with plastic wrap.
  7. Keep refrigerated for at least 12 hours before serving

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About Layered Crabmeat Appetizer

Course/Dish: Seafood Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: American

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