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Buttery Crab Bites

 Buttery Crab Bites
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.
2 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.


  • 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


  • 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.
  • 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.