Crab Cakes

All great cooks have a secret or two. Like using Ritz Crackers to add a buttery flavor to crab cakes—and a touch of ground red pepper to give them just the right amount of zing.

Let's whip it up

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Ingredient list

  • 1 egg
  • ¼ cup ranch dressing
  • 2 cans (6 oz. each) crabmeat, drained, flaked
  • 20 RITZ Crackers, coarsely crushed
  • ⅓ cup shredded Parmesan, Romano, and Asiago cheese blend
  • 2 green onions, sliced
  • ¼ tsp. ground red pepper (cayenne)

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Recipe Tips


Heat oven to 375°F.


Whisk egg and dressing in large bowl until blended. Add crabmeat; mix well. Add remaining ingredients; mix lightly. Let stand 3 min.


Shape into 24 patties, using about 1 Tbsp. crabmeat mixture for each patty. Place in single layer on baking sheet sprayed with cooking spray.


Bake 5 to 7 min. on each side or until heated through and golden brown on both sides.