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Crab Football Spread

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. + chilling

Makes

1 cheese ball

Fans keep coming back for more after tasting this delicious cheese ball. I don't make this spread just on football Sundays. You can be creative about molding the mixture into different shapes. —Kathy Kittell, Lenexa, Kansas
Crab Football Spread Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup shredded provolone cheese
  • 1 cup crabmeat, drained, flaked and cartilage removed
  • 1 cup 4% cottage cheese
  • 2 teaspoons seafood seasoning
  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon prepared mustard
  • Pretzel sticks
  • Assorted crackers and/or fresh vegetables

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth. Add cheddar cheese, provolone cheese, crab, cottage cheese, seafood seasoning, Worcestershire sauce and mustard; mix well. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
  2. Form mixture into a football shape. Arrange pretzels over top for laces. Serve with crackers and/or vegetables.

Nutrition Facts

2 tablespoons: 77 calories, 6g fat (4g saturated fat), 21mg cholesterol, 191mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 0 fiber), 4g protein.

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