MARY ANN's DIP

Ingredients:

1 package (3oz) cream cheese, softened

1/2 cup dairy sour cream

1 can (6 1/2oz) white crabmeat, drained

3 TBSP pale dry sherry

1 can (10 3/4oz) condensed clam chowder soup

1/16 tsp garlic powder

1/8 tsp paprika

Crackers or chips

Additional chopped onions

3 TBSP chopped green onions, including some green

Preparation:

Heat softened cream cheese in a medium sauce pan over medium-low heat. Stir until smooth.

Stir in soup, sour cream, paprika and garlic powder, continue heating.

Stir in crabmeat, 3 TBSP green onions and sherry.

Stirring occassionally, cook until hot (do not boil).

Transfer to chafing dish.

Garnish with additional green onions.

Serve with crackers or chips.

Mary Ann Sciarappa