baked crab dip

Baked Crab Dip

This baked crab dip is hot, creamy, and absolutely scrumptious. Using fresh lump crab and cream cheese, it makes a perfect appetizer or snack that’s easy to make and even easier to enjoy. The secret layer of flavor? It’s all thanks to horseradish. With just 30 minutes of baking time, you can whip up this delicious hot crab dip to create an irresistible combination of flavors in no time.

Prep: 10Cook: 30Total: 40 minutes
Yield 12 1/2 cup servings 1x


  • 8oz lump crab meat
  • 8oz cream cheese, softened
  • 2 tbsp horseradish
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped white onion
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese (divided)
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 350F.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together crab meat, cream cheese, and horseradish. Add in onion, garlic, 1/2 cup cheese, salt and pepper.
  3. Pour mixture into baking dish (I used an 8inch round dish). Top with remaining cheese and bake for 25 minutes.
  4. After 25 minutes, broil for 5 more or until top starts to become golden brown.
  5. Let cool 10 minutes before serving with crackers or veggies!
Author: ErinCategory: appetizer, holiday, dip, crab dip, snack, footballMethod: ovenCuisine: AmericanDiet: Gluten Free