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Cheddar Bay Crab Bake

June 2, 2010


  • 2 cups Bisquick baking mix
  • 1-3/4 cup finely shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted and divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon fine parsley flakes
  • 1/3 cup crab meat (fresh or canned lump)

Preheat oven to 450 degrees.  Combine baking mix, 1 cup of the cheddar cheese, milk and 1 half of the melted butter in a medium bowl.  Mix by hand until well-combined.  Pat out the dough into a circle approximately 8 inches in diameter, with a slight lip around the edge, like a pizza crust.

Sprinkle the parsely over the top of the dough.  Be sure the dried parsley flakes are crushed fine.  Sprinkle the crab over the top of the dough.  Sprinkle the remaining cheese over the crab.  Don’t go all the way to the edge of the dough — leave a margin of a half-inch or so around the edge.

Bake for 14-16 minutes or until the cheese on top begins to slightly brown.  Combine the remaining butter with the garlic powder and brush it over the top of the bake as soon as it comes out of the oven.  Slice it like a pizza and serve hot.

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