Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Cook bacon until crisp. Sprinkle cheese, crab and most of bacon in pie shell. In bowl beat eggs, half and half and spices. Pour in pie crust, bake for 15 minutes at 425 degrees, turn back oven to 325 degrees and bake for 20 extra minutes. Garnish wih remaining bacon. Let stand for 5 minutes before cutting.
» This recipe is acredited to Roberta Willis of Crisfield, Md., and was First Place Winner of the 2000 Crab Cooking Contest in Crisfield, Md.