Maryland Hot Crab Dip Recipe

Maryland Hot Crab Dip Recipe

How To Make Maryland Hot Crab Dip

Munch on your favorite snacks by pairing it with this spiced crab dip, loaded with cheese, crab meat, and more, for a creamy and irresistible dip!

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 25 minutes
Total: 35 minutes



  • 8ozcream cheese,room temperature
  • cupmayonnaise
  • ½cupsour cream
  • cupscheddar cheese,shredded, divided
  • ½tspground mustard
  • 1tsplemon juice
  • tspOld Bay seasoning
  • 2tspworcestershire sauce
  • 1lbfresh lump crab meat
  • 2dasheshot sauce,optional, or to taste


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.

  2. In a large mixing bowl using a handheld or stand mixer fitted with a paddle attachment, beat the cream cheese on medium-high speed for 1 minute, until smooth and creamy.

  3. Add the mayonnaise, sour cream, 1 cup of cheddar cheese, ground mustard, lemon juice, Old Bay seasoning, worcestershire sauce, and hot sauce.

  4. Beat on medium-high speed until combined. Using a spoon or rubber spatula, gently fold in the lump crab meat. If used hot sauce, taste, then add more hot sauce, if desired.

  5. Transfer to a 9-inch baking pan, pie dish, or oven-safe skillet. Sprinkle with the remaining cheddar cheese.

  6. Bake for 25 minutes or until hot and bubbly around the edges.

  7. Serve warm with favorite chips, and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

  • Be sure to use block cream cheese for richer flavors.


  • Calories: 325.02kcal
  • Fat: 27.42g
  • Saturated Fat: 12.35g
  • Trans Fat: 0.25g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 6.87g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 5.44g
  • Carbohydrates: 2.42g
  • Fiber: 0.05g
  • Sugar: 1.56g
  • Protein: 17.14g
  • Cholesterol: 118.45mg
  • Sodium: 635.84mg
  • Calcium: 239.59mg
  • Potassium: 237.41mg
  • Iron: 0.65mg
  • Vitamin A: 184.39µg
  • Vitamin C: 2.59mg
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