Double Cheese Crab Dip

Cheddar and cream cheeses are laced with chunks of crab, olives and Pace® Picante Sauce to make an irresistible hot dip.


Double Cheese Crab Dip

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Servings: 3
Prep Time: 15 mins
Total Time: 30 mins
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Ingredients
  • 1   cup 
    Pace® Picante Sauce OR Pace® Chunky Salsa
  • 1   teaspoon 
    chili powder
  • 1  8  ounce package 
    cream cheese, softened
  • 1  8  ounce can 
    refrigerated pasteurized crabmeat
  • 1   cup 
    shredded Cheddar cheese (about 4 ounces)
  • 1/4  cup 
    sliced pitted ripe olive
  •  
    Pita triangles, tortilla chips or fresh vegetables
Directions
1.
Heat the oven to 350 degrees F.
2.
Stir the picante sauce and chili powder in a small bowl. Spread the cream cheese in the bottom of a 9-inch pie plate. Top with the picante sauce mixture, crabmeat, Cheddar cheese and olives.
3.
Bake for 15 minutes or until the mixture is hot and bubbling. Top with additional picante sauce. Serve with the pita triangles, tortilla chips or fresh vegetables for dipping.
Tip:

1.
To soften the cream cheese, remove from the wrapper. Place the cream cheese onto a microwavable plate. Microwave on HIGH for 15 seconds.
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