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Quick Crab Fondue Recipe

This recipe was given to me over 30 years ago from a man who used to make it at hunting camp. It's very fast to make, and hard to stop eating. Enjoy!—Kathy Brown of Lake Havasu City, Arizona
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:12 servings


  • 1 jar (15 ounces) process cheese sauce
  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/4 cup white wine or chicken broth
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1-1/2 cups lump crabmeat, drained
  • 1 loaf (1 pound) French bread, cubed


  • 1. In a large saucepan, combine the cheese sauce, butter, wine or broth and garlic powder. Cook and stir over medium-low heat for 18-20 minutes or until cheese is melted. Stir in crab; cook 1-2 minutes longer or until heated through.
  • 2. Transfer to a small fondue pot and keep warm. Serve with bread cubes. Yield: 3 cups.

Nutritional Facts

1/4 cup: 178 calories, 15g fat (10g saturated fat), 56mg cholesterol, 758mg sodium, 4g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 0 fiber), 7g protein.

Reviews for Quick Crab Fondue

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vhindel User ID: 981170 130124
Reviewed Dec. 23, 2013

"This is great. Also, I put this on Cheese Steak Sub - totally awesome. I call it my crabby cheese steak."

danies User ID: 3598992 97718
Reviewed Dec. 31, 2011

"Excellent! We used meatballs,cocktail hot dogs,Garlic bread toasted.Very simple and quick.Will definitely make again!"

elaswell0607 User ID: 3360258 130282
Reviewed Dec. 11, 2008

"This sounds so good!"

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Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.