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Cracked Crab Cheese Bread

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Cracked Crab Cheese Bread: The Ultimate Seafood Appetizer

Are you a fan of decadent seafood appetizers? Do you crave the perfect blend of crispy, cheesy bread and juicy crab meat? Look no further! Our Cracked Crab Cheese Bread is the answer to all your cravings.

This appetizer is a flavor powerhouse, combining a crispy bread exterior, melted cheese, and briny crab meat. Every bite offers a delightful mix of textures and flavors – the crust crackles satisfyingly, while the bread inside soaks up the rich, creamy cheese. The crab meat adds a touch of salinity and sweetness, making it a true seafood lover’s dream!

Ingredients

  • 8 oz Cream Cheese, softened
  • 8 oz Crab Meat (canned)
  • 1 cup Colby Jack Cheese, shredded
  • 1 cup Mozzarella Cheese, shredded
  • 2 tablespoons Old Bay Seasoning
  • 1 French Bread Loaf (sliced and hollowed in the middle)

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C) and line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a large bowl, mix the softened cream cheese with the shredded Colby Jack and Mozzarella cheese.
  3. Fold in the crab meat, making sure it’s well mixed with the cheese.
  4. Place the French bread loaf on the prepared cookie sheet.
  5. Generously fill the bread with the crab and cheese mixture, then sprinkle more cheese on top for extra richness.
  6. Bake for about 10 minutes, or until the cheese melts and the bread turns a toasted, golden brown color.
  7. Finally, remove from the oven and garnish with fresh parsley for a pop of color and freshness.

Enjoy this Cracked Crab Cheese Bread as a delicious and easy-to-make appetizer that’s sure to impress!

Pro Tip: For an even more flavorful dish, use fresh crab meat if your budget allows. However, canned crab meat works just fine too!

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