Hot Crab Dip in Bread Bowl

Raven Higheagle


Quick and simple hot crab dip served in a bread bowl. to die for!


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Serves 24
20 Min
1 Hr 25 Min


  • 2 (8oz) pkg
    cream cheese
  • 2 c
    hellmanns mayonaise
  • 2 Tbsp
    prepared horseradish
  • 2 lb
    fresh blue crab meat
  • ·
    old bay seasoning, to taste
  • 2
    (1 lb) round french bread loves
  • 2 c
    shreeded white cheddar cheese, divided
  • ·
    chopped chives for garnish (if desired)

How to Make Hot Crab Dip in Bread Bowl


  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Mix until creamy: cream cheese, milk, mayonnaise, horseradish, crab meat and Old Bay.
  3. Bake in an 9 X 13 pan at 350 for 35-40 minutes.
  4. Cut out top of bread loaves. Scoop inside of loaf and tear to make dipping pieces.
  5. Fill hollowed loaves with half of cooked mixture and top with the shredded cheese, then sprinkle additional desired amount of Old Bay over cheese.
  6. Bake filled bread bowl for 45 minutes or until cheese is melted.
  7. Serve hot with bread pieces or Ritz crackers. Garnish with chopped chives if desired

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