CHEESY CRAB CUPS - Great Neighborhood Cooks

Cheesy Crab Cups

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Rob and I love to entertain! And, one of our top ten most applauded appetizers are these cheesy crab cups! They’re easy to make. Look terrific! And, taste even better!

Here’s my recommended list of ingredients that make this appetizer a success every time:
Philadelphia cream cheese,
Sargento shredded Cheddar cheese ,
Hellmann’s mayonnaise,
Old Bay seafood seasoning,
Athens mini phyllo shells.
And as far as kitchen tools are concerned, these two make the preparation that much easier:
Cuisinart hand mixer , and
Calphalon baking sheets.


15 servings


10 minutes

Cooking time

10 minutes





  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. 
  • In a medium bowl, using a Cuisinart hand mixer (like this one) beat cream cheese, Cheddar cheese, mayonnaise, lemon juice, seafood seasoning, and garlic powder just until combined.
  • Gently beat in scallion and crabmeat just until evenly mixed. Spoon 1 tablespoon crab mixture into each phyllo shell and place on your baking sheets.  We prefer to use our Calphalon baking sheets
  • Bake 15-20 minutes, or until heated through and shells are golden. 

Delicious Cheesy Crab Cups

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