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Buttery Crab Bites Recipe

Buttery Crab Bites Recipe

These cheesy, buttery bites from Rebecca Young of Pleasant Hill, Missouri are easy but elegant. They're great at an appetizer or just for snacking.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:2 servings


  • 2 English muffins, split
  • 1/2 cup crabmeat, drained, flaked and cartilage removed
  • 1/3 cup process cheese sauce
  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1/2 teaspoon mayonnaise
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Paprika, optional


  • 1. Toast English muffins in a toaster oven. Place muffin halves on toaster oven tray. In a small bowl, combine the crab, cheese sauce, butter, mayonnaise and garlic powder. Spread over the muffin halves. Cut each into four pieces.
  • 2. Bake in toaster oven at 350° for 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned. Sprinkle with paprika if desired. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

8 pieces (prepared with reduced-fat butter and fat-free mayonnaise) equals 337 calories, 17 g fat (11 g saturated fat), 77 mg cholesterol, 1,174 mg sodium, 30 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 18 g protein.