Maryland Crab Dip

When you reside in Maryland, eating seafood is a summertime pastime: picnic tables covered with brown paper, silver buckets, buttered corn, french fries, and cornbread along with the unmistakable smell of seafood and Old Bay. The main thing when you are making crab cakes would be to purchase fresh, fantastic excellent lump crab meat which you buy from Don’s Crabs & Seafood Market. One pound will make about six ample crab cakes.

Servings: Makes six crab cakes.


  • 1 cup Miracle Whip
  • 1 1/2 cup Monterey jack cheese, grated
  • 1 1/2 tsp. Old Bay seasoning
  • 1 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 tsp. dry mustard
  • 1 lb. crabmeat


Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Combine Miracle Whip, 3/4 cup cheese, Old Bay, Worcestershire sauce and dry mustard. Mix in crabmeat. Spoon mixture into casserole and sprinkle with remaining cheese. Bake 15 minutes. Serve with Ritz crackers.

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Baltimore Sun Therese Nesbitt, Baltimore