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Hot Pecan Crab Dip


I've been making this Hot Pecan Crab Dip recipe for years and it's always a huge hit with my family and friends. Enjoy!

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  • 8 ounces crab, fully cooked and flaked
  • 6 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 2 (8-ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
  • 3/4 cup Parmesan, grated & divided
  • 1/2 cup cheddar, shredded
  • 1/2 cup mozzarella, shredded
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 6 to 8 jalapeños, chopped and deseeded
  • 1/4 cup green onion, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed garlic or 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup Texas pecans, chopped
  • 1/2 cup crackers
  • 1/2 cup melted butter


Servings 24
Preparation time 10mins
Cooking time 40mins


Step 1

Preheat oven to 350°F.

Combine crab, bacon, cream cheese, 1/4 cup Parmesan, cheddar, mozzarella, mayonnaise, jalapeños, onion and garlic in a bowl then transfer to a 9-by-9-inch baking dish.

In a separate bowl, combine pecans, remaining Parmesan, crackers and butter.

Sprinkle pecan mixture over top of crab mixture and bake until bubbly, about 20 to 30 minutes.

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