Crab Dip

My husband was chatting with his grandmother reminiscing about some family gatherings they’ve had. During the conversation she went ahead and shared a few of her recipes with him. crab dip picture

Nana’s Crab Dip


  • 2 tbs butter
  • 1 cup half-and-half
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 dashes Tabasco sauce
  • 1/2 tsp dry mustard
  • 1 tbs Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup red and green peppers, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup celery, finely chopped
  • 1 cup cracker crumbs
  • 1 lb crab meat


  • Melt butter in pan.
  • Add cream, salt, Tabasco, mustard, lemon juice, and Worcestershire sauce.
  • Stir over low heat until blended.
  • Add peppers, celery, 2/3 cup cracker crumbs and blend together.
  • Remove from heat. Add crab meat, mix.
  • Put in baking dish, sprinkle remaining 1/3 cup cracker crumbs and dab butter on top.
  • Put in oven at 400ºF for 20 minutes.

Photo Credit: jeffreyw