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Crab Appetizer Mold Recipe

This easy dish is ideal for parties. It is a true indulgence.—Kathi Mulchin, Salt Lake City, Utah
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. + chilling YIELD:18 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 envelope unflavored gelatin
  • 3 tablespoons cold water
  • 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) condensed cream of mushroom soup, undiluted
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, cubed
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 cans (6 ounces each) crabmeat, drained, flaked and cartilage removed
  • 2 celery ribs, finely chopped
  • 4 green onions, finely chopped
  • Assorted crackers

Directions

  • 1. In a small microwave-safe bowl, sprinkle gelatin over cold water; let stand for 1 minute. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 20 seconds. Stir; let stand for 1 minute or until gelatin is completely dissolved.
  • 2. In a large saucepan, combine the soup, cream cheese, mayonnaise and gelatin. Cook and stir over medium heat for 5-7 minutes or until smooth. Remove from the heat; stir in the crab, celery and onions.
  • 3. Transfer to a 5-cup ring mold coated with cooking spray. Cover and refrigerate for 4 hours or until set. Unmold onto a serving platter; serve with crackers. Yield: 4-1/2 cups.

Nutritional Facts

1/4 cup (calculated without crackers) equals 151 calories, 14 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 32 mg cholesterol, 262 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 5 g protein.