Saturday, January 15, 2011

Recipe: Crab Cheese Spread

With the Super Bowl coming up quickly, you need to be prepared for some hungry folks. This is a great recipe and very easy to whip up to "tackle" those hungry fans.

Cheese spread with crabmeat and cream cheese, along with pimiento and seasonings.

8 ounces softened cream cheese
1 cup sour cream
8 ounces crabmeat
1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
1/2 cup finely chopped celery
2 oz. jar diced pimento, drained
2 tablespoons finely chopped parsley
2 tablespoons finely chopped onion
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon hot pepper sauce, or to taste

In a medium mixing bowl, beat cream cheese and sour cream at medium speed of electric mixer until smooth. Stir in remaining ingredients. Cover tightly and refrigerate for at least 2 hours. Serve with assorted crackers.

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