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hot phyllo crab cups
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5 from 5 votes

Hot phyllo crab cups

Really easy to make with all your favorite flavors of crab dip in easy-to-eat, bite-size form.
Prep Time2 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time17 mins
Course: Appetizer/Starter
Cuisine: American
Servings: 16 phyllo cups (approx)
Calories: 26kcal
Author: Caroline's Cooking


  • 2 tablespoon neufchatel cheese (you can use cream cheese but neufchatel is lower fat and tastes great)
  • ½ tablespoon sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • ¼ cup crab meat 4tablespoon (approx ½ small can/tin)
  • 2 tablespoon grated mozzarella cheese
  • 1 pinch cayenne pepper
  • 1 box phyllo cups
  • 1 tablespoon finely grated parmesan


  • Preheat oven to 350F/175C and lay the phyllo shells on a baking sheet (or you can sit them in a small muffin tin).
  • Mix together the neufchatel cheese, sour cream, lemon juice, crab meat, mozzarella and cayenne pepper until blended.
  • Spoon enough of the mixture in to the phyllo cups until almost to the top.
  • Sprinkle the parmesan over the top and bake until the tops are just starting to brown, around 15-20min.
  • Best served warm.



(see video above)


Calories: 26kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 4mg | Sodium: 51mg | Potassium: 8mg | Vitamin A: 30IU | Vitamin C: 0.3mg | Calcium: 16mg