12 ounces cream cheese softened, 1 1/2 blocks
6 green onions, chopped
5 tablespoons mayonnaise
2 6-ounce cans crab meat, drained
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup shredded white cheddar cheese or mozzarella
sliced green onions for garnish
crackers, chips, or crostini for serving
Serve this creamy crab dip with crackers, chips, crostini, or veggies for a perfect picnic snack!


1.Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C)
2.In a medium bowl, combine the cream cheese, onion, mayo, crabmeat, garlic powder, salt, and 1/2 of shredded cheese. Stir until well combined
3.Spread into a small 6-inch cast-iron skillet or 1 quart baking dish. Top with other 1/2 cup cheese
4.Bake for 20 minutes in the preheated oven or until bubbly and hot
5.Turn the broiler on and broil until cheese on top is browned in spots
6.Remove from oven and let sit 5-10 minutes before serving

Hot weather is coming which means it’s time to picnic! What’s better than a delicious creamy crab dip for you and your family? The FDA recommends that we eat seafood 2 times a week according to dietary guidelines which makes this creamy crab dip an easy way to get your seafood recommendation and is a lean protein option (16 grams).

Serve your creamy crab dip with crackers, chips, crostinis, or even veggies, and don’t forget to Eat Seafood America!

Watch this simple video for a how-to for this creamy crab dip recipe!





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