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Crab Crescent Loaf Recipe

Crab Crescent Loaf Recipe

Golden crescent roll slices are scrumptious filled with dilled cream cheese and tender pieces of crab. You’re sure to appreciate the rich flavor and easy preparation. Maureen Dongoski PETERSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 20 min. YIELD:12 servings


  • 1 tube (8 ounces) refrigerated crescent rolls
  • 2 packages (3 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/3 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon dill weed
  • 1 cup chopped imitation crabmeat or 1 can (6 ounces) lump crabmeat, drained
  • 1 egg yolk, lightly beaten


  • 1. On a greased baking sheet, unroll crescent dough into one long rectangle; seal seams and perforations. In a small bowl, beat the cream cheese, onion and dill until blended. Spread mixture lengthwise over half of the dough to within 1/2 in. of edges. Top with crab.
  • 2. Fold dough over filling; pinch seam to seal. Brush the top with egg yolk. Bake at 375° for 18-22 minutes or until golden brown. Cut into slices. Yield: 1 loaf (12 slices).

Nutritional Facts

1 slice equals 144 calories, 10 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 45 mg cholesterol, 239 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 6 g protein.

Reviews for Crab Crescent Loaf

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Reviewed Jun. 5, 2015

"made it as directed in recipe. was beautiful golden brown and completely soggy, slimy inside. could not serve it."

Reviewed Feb. 17, 2015

"Great, and good looking too! Was the first thing to go at my last buffet."

Reviewed Jan. 20, 2013

"very good. pretty easy to make."

Reviewed Jan. 15, 2013

"Easy recipe. Good taste. Simple but good."

Reviewed Jan. 5, 2013

"I have made this several times now. It is a great appetizer and a must have at our Christmas Brunch. Easy to make the night ahead and refrigerate. Baste with yolk in the morning and throw in the oven."

Reviewed Dec. 27, 2012

"Very good easy to make. My husband boys ate it all. Will make again."

Reviewed Aug. 18, 2011

"Would even be great as a light dinner with a salad !"

Reviewed Feb. 27, 2010

"I just made this a little over an hour ago and can I say yummm? It would be great appetizer or just a snack. I did not use any onions because my husband and I do not like onions... I substituted the onions with onion powder. They were awesome! I will def. be making this again... thanks!!"

Reviewed Feb. 8, 2010

"Oh My Gosh!!! This was just wonderful. I fixed this for the Super Bowl yesterday and only 3 slices were left. Mind you there were only 5 adults and 2 children to eat it and I had a ton of food. My dtr-in-law almost foundered herself with it. Yes, I will be making it again, soon."

Reviewed Dec. 29, 2009

"A friend made this for a small jewelry party a few years ago. I asked for the recipe but her family got transfered to Germany before I could get. I'm thrilled to find it here. Thank you so much."

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