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Baked Crab Spread


2 (8-ounce) packages cream cheese, softened

1/2 pound imitation crabmeat, flaked

1 teaspoon lemon juice

1 tablespoon fresh chopped dill



Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Coat a 9-inch pie plate with cooking spray.
In a medium bowl, combine all ingredients; mix well then spoon mixture into prepared pie plate.
Bake 25 to 30 minutes, or until hot and bubbly. Serve immediately.

Serve this up with bread, crackers or pita chips.

Creamy Crab Wonton


1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
1/4 cup plain bread crumbs
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
2 cups chopped imitation crab meat  (about 3/4 pound)
30 refrigerated wonton wrappers (1/2 pound)


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degree F. Coat a baking sheet with cooking spray.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine cream cheese, bread crumbs, and garlic powder; mix well with an electric beater. Add crabmeat, stirring until thoroughly mixed.
  3. Place 1 teaspoon crab mixture in center of each wonton. Brush edges lightly with water then fold in half (one point to an opposite point, like a turnover) over crab mixture, and press to seal. Place on baking sheet.
  4. Bake 20 to 25 minutes, until crisp and golden, turning once halfway through baking.

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