White sauce: in saucepan, mix together flour and milk. Cook over medium heat until thickened; let cool. Add Tabasco sauce and mustard.
Pick over crab meat; add bread crumbs, parsley flakes, salt, pepper and crushed red pepper. Add cooled sauce; mix thoroughly. Shape into cakes. Roll in cracker crumbs and fry until brown.
» This recipe is credited to Grace Maddox of Marion, MD and was the Third Place Senior Range Winner in the 1972 National Hard Crab Derby in Crisfield, MD.