Hot Crab Dip Baked in a Bread Bowl | Kid Friendly Things To Do

Hot Crab Dip Recipe in a Bread Bowl

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Hot Crab Dip is easy to make and a hit at parties.


  • Crab Meat – fresh is preferred or lump (6-8 oz.)
  • 1 (8 oz.) package of cream cheese
  • 1&1/2 cups of sour cream
  • 5 green onions – sliced
  • 2 cups of shredded cheddar cheese (mild or sharp)
  • 1/2 tsp. of garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp. of onion powder
  • 1/4 tsp. of granulated salt
  • 1/2 tsp. of red pepper flakes
  • 2 sourdough round bread loaves


  • Mix the crab meat, cream cheese, sour cream, onions, cheddar cheese, and spices
  • Slice the tops off of the round loaves and pull the bread out – hallowing the bread bowl out
  • Fill the bread bowls with the dip mixture
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 40 minutes


Storing your crab dip – Store, covered up to 3 days in the refrgerator

Want to make it in advance?

You can make this up to 8 hours in advance. Just mix all of the ingredients and store them in the refrigerator until you are ready to bake. When you are ready, follow the instructions for slicing the bread bowl and baking.