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crab dip with crackers in a bowl

Best Crab Dip

Best Crab Dip is creamy, cheesy, and packed full of so much flavor!  This dip recipe can be baked or served cold and is always a crowd favorite!
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 100kcal
Author Nichole


  • 8 Ounces Cream Cheese, Softened
  • ¾ Cup Mayonnaise
  • ½ Cup Corn Kernels
  • ½ Cup Celery, Diced
  • 1 Bell Pepper, Diced
  • ½ Cup Thinly Sliced Green Onion
  • 2 Teaspoons Cajun or Creole Seasoning
  • 1 Teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • Salt & Pepper, To Taste
  • 12 Ounces Lump Crab Meat
  • 1 Cup Shredded Cheddar Cheese


  • IF SERVING HOT: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. If serving cold or making ahead, skip this step.
  • In a large bowl use a hand mixer on low speed to mix together the cream cheese, mayonnaise, corn kernels, celery, bell pepper, green onion, cajun seasoning, garlic powder, and salt and pepper until well combined.
  • Add in the lump crab meat and cheese and mix on low just until combined.
  • If baking, pour the dip into a 9x9 inch baking dish, top with extra shredded cheese if desired, to taste. Bake for 15-20 minutes until hot and bubbly.
  • If serving cold, add the dip to an airtight container and chill for at least one hour before serving.
  • Serve this dip with your favorite crackers, chips, and veggies for dipping.



NOTE:  This dip will last in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 4 days.
NOTE:  To reheat this dip, simply refrigerate until ready to bake.  Spread in a 9x9 inch dish and bake as directed.


Serving: 2TBSP | Calories: 100kcal