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Hot Crab Canapes
  • 1 pound backfin crab meat
  • 2 (3 ounce) packages cream cheese
  • 1/4 cup cream
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon minced onion
  • 1/2 teaspoon chives
  • 1/2 clove garlic (crushed)
  • pinch of salt
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 drops liquid hot pepper
  • salted crackers or toast
Whip the cream cheese and cream until smooth. Beat in the mayonnaise; add the onion, chives, garlic and salt. Blend all well. Pick over the crab meat and marinate in the lemon juice while finishing sauce. Spread on salted crackers or toast. Place in broiler pan and broil until brown and bubbly. This mixture may also be served as a cold dip. Yields about 2 cups.
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