Presented in tandem, this combination adds festive color to a Christmas buffet. The mint slab by itself is great for a St. Patrick's Day celebration, while the crab slab is just right for Valentines's Day.
- 2 packages (8 oz. each) cream cheese, softened
- 1 can(6 oz.) crabmeat, drained, flaked and chilled
- 1 jar(12 oz.) seafood cocktail sauce
- 1 jar(10 1/2 oz.) jellied mint sauce
Place one cream cheese block at each end of an oval platter. Arrange crab on top of one block of cream cheese; cover crab with cocktail sauce. Spoon jellied mint sauce over the other block. Serve with plain crackers(no cheese, onion, etc.)and at least two small cheese spreaders or butter knives.
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Source: Appetizers Food Writers' Favorites
Submitted By: Linda Wilson
Holiday Mint and Crab Slabs