It’s not a party without a creamy, cheesy crab dip.

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Crab Dip
Level: Easy
Total: 45 min
Active: 10 min
Yield: 6 to 8 servings


One 8-ounce package cream cheese, at room temperature
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1/2 cup sour cream
1/3 cup heavy cream, at room temperature
1 cup shredded Asiago cheese
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 teaspoon hot sauce
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/2 teaspoon seafood seasoning, such as Old Bay
1 1/2 cups shredded white Cheddar
One 16-ounce container claw crab meat, picked through for shells
Crackers, bread or tortilla chips, for serving


Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.

In a large bowl, mix together the cream cheese, mayonnaise, sour cream and heavy cream until smooth. Stir in the Asiago, lemon juice, hot sauce, salt, pepper, seafood seasoning and 1/2 cup of the Cheddar until well combined. Fold in the crab meat. Transfer to a 1-quart baking dish and sprinkle with the remaining Cheddar.

Bake until browned and bubbling, 30 to 35 minutes. Serve with crackers, bread or tortilla chips!

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