Convenient canned crab and flavored cream cheese combine to turn ordinary celery sticks into special appetizers. I keep this recipe's ingredients on hand for anytime snacking. —Marian Platt, Sequim, Washington
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 15 min.
- 1 carton (8 ounces) whipped chive cream cheese
- 1/2 cup crabmeat, drained, flaked and cartilage removed or imitation crabmeat
- 1 tablespoon mayonnaise
- 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
- 1/8 teaspoon onion salt
- 1/8 teaspoon garlic salt
- 6 celery ribs, cut into serving-size pieces
- In a small bowl, combine the first six ingredients. Transfer to a small resealable plastic bag. Cut a small hole in the corner of the bag; pipe mixture into celery sticks. Store in the refrigerator.
Nutrition Facts3 each: 126 calories, 11g fat (7g saturated fat), 36mg cholesterol, 244mg sodium, 3g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.
Originally published as Crab-Stuffed Celery in Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook 2001