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Nostalgic 'Crabbies' Appetizer Is Our New Holiday Party Staple

These little crabby appetizers are a wonderful blast from the past! They can also be prepared and frozen, making them the ultimate make-your-life-easier holiday app to get on the menu. TikTok content creator @aprilmayjunejuly415 shows us one of our old-time favorites, and we can’t make a batch fast enough.

These may be an oldie, but they are definitely a goodie! 

We've always loved these flavorful wedges. This easy recipe starts with one can of white crab meat. Make sure the meat is drained and dry. Then add 1/2 teaspoon of mayonnaise, 5oz of cheddar cheese spread, 1 softened stick of butter, 1/4 teaspoon of garlic salt, and a 1/4 teaspoon of seasoning salt. Blend together and spread mixture over a package of split English muffins. Then, cut each round into fours and freeze for a minimum of 2 hours. Once they are set they are ready to broil for 3-5 minutes. Or you can bag them up and freeze them to use later. We forgot just how delicious those butter crab pieces taste!

The audience was also feeling nostalgic after seeing this recipe, and viewer @Mary commented, “Love these!! I haven’t made them for a very long time. I’m inspired to make them again. Thank you.” We are feeling inspired, too! Viewer @VictoriaWiegman asked a great question, "Do you defrost them before you broil?” And the video's creator replied, “No, I don't defrost them. I broil them frozen! They only take a few minutes on broil, so keep an eye on them! You want them bubbly and the edges to be crispy.” We've taken notes.

We're looking forward to serving these amazing appetizers again. And since game day is so much sooner than Thanksgiving, we'll be making them this weekend!