Debbie Macomber's Crab Cakes

Debbie Macomber's Crab Cakes


  • ¼ cup mayonnaise
  • 3 tablespoons snipped fresh chives
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • ½ teaspoon dry mustard
  • 12 ounces crab meat (fresh or canned and drained)
  • Salt and cayenne pepper
  • ¾ cup Panko or other fine bread crumbs

Recipe courtesy of "Debbie Macomber's Christmas Cookbook: Favorite Recipes and Holiday Traditions From My Home To Yours"

• Sour cream
• Paprika • Snipped fresh chives Recipe:

  1. In a large bowl, combine first 6 ingredients. Fold in crab meat, salt and cayenne pepper. Stir in 4 tablespoons of bread crumbs until mixture just holds together. Place remaining bread crumbs in a shallow bowl.
  2. Roll crab mixture into large walnut-sized balls. Drop balls into bread crumbs in bowl; gently roll balls until coated. Place on a baking sheet; gently press to flatten slightly. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes or up to 24 hours.
  3. Preheat over to 400 degrees. Remove plastic; bake for 20 minutes, until crisp, golden and warmed through.
  4. Top cakes with a tiny dollop of sour cream, a sprinkle of paprika and minced chives.
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