Slow Cooker Hot Crab Dip

Total Time

Prep: 10 min. Cook: 2 hours


2 cups

Updated: Oct. 01, 2022
One batch of this slow-cooker appetizer isn't enough for my family so I often double the recipe. Bits of sweet onion give the creamy dip a bit of crunch.—Terri Perrier, Simonton, Texas
Slow Cooker Hot Crab Dip Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped sweet onion
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 can (6 ounces) crabmeat, drained, flaked and cartilage removed
  • Thinly sliced green onions, optional
  • Assorted crackers


  1. In a 1-1/2-qt. slow cooker, combine the first six ingredients; stir in crab. Cover and cook on low for 2-3 hours or until heated through. If desired, sprinkle with green onions. Serve with crackers.

Nutrition Facts

1/4 cup (calculated without crackers): 190 calories, 16g fat (7g saturated fat), 55mg cholesterol, 231mg sodium, 3g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 0 fiber), 8g protein.