Festive Christmas Tree cheesy Crab Dip

Course Appetizer
Cuisine Seafood


  • 16 oz cream cheese softened
  • 4 cups cheddar cheese shredded
  • 1 tbsp worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tsp hot sauce
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 4 scallions diced
  • 4 tbsp Unsalted Butter
  • 8 oz Maine crab meat
  • 12 cherry tomatoes halved
  • 1 cup fresh parsley chopped
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds
  • 1 yellow pepper chopped and cut into a star
  • assorted crackers and pretzels


  • In a mixing bowl, whip cream cheese. Thoroughly mix in in crabmeat, hot sauce, cheddar cheese, scallions, butter, Worcestershire sauce, garlic powder, salt, and pepper.
  • Cover and refrigerate for at least one hour.
  • Roll and press the crab cheese ball mixture into the shape of a Christmas tree.
  • Garnish first with the cherry tomato halves, then add parsley, followed by the sliced almonds and peppers. Top with your yellow pepper star.
  • Serve with assorted crackers and pretzels.
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