Spring is upon us which means party season is just around the corner. That inspired us to take to the kitchen to create a new recipe for the perfect Little Mermaid party. This Spicy Crab Dip takes just a few ingredients, one mixing bowl, and a baking dish – making it one simple and easy-to-make appetizer at your next gathering!

Ursula's Spicy Crab Dip


  • 2 cups Crab Meat 1 cup claw, 1 cup lump
  • 1 cup Cram Cheese softened
  • 3/4 cup Sour Cream
  • 1/4 cup Hot Sauce
  • 2 1/2 tbsp Mayonnaise
  • 1 1/2 tbsp Old Bay Seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp Ground Black Pepper
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1 Shallot minced
  • 1 1/4 cup Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese separated 1/2 cup and 3/4 cup


  1. Pre-heat oven to 350ºF.

  2. In a bowl, combine cream cheese, sour cream, mayonnaise, shallot, and hot sauce.

  3. Add crab meat, cheese (1/2 cup) , old bay seasoning, salt and pepper. Mix until combined.

  4. Spread mixture into a baking dish. Top with remaining cheese (3/4 cup).

  5. Bake at 350ºF until cheese has melted and warm throughout.

  6. Serve with fresh French bread or crackers.

Notes: We combined 1 cup of lump crab meat with 1 cup of claw meat, but you can choose to use 2 cups of whatever crab meat you prefer!


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