This satisfying dip is going to be the hit of your next gathering. Serve with crunchy veggies (think carrots, celery, and endive leaves) or with sturdy crostini. And, a word to the wise, you might want to go ahead and pop that second batch in the oven as soon as this one hits the table.
2 (6-oz.) cans lump crabmeat, drained and picked
2 (14-oz.) cans quartered artichoke hearts, drained and chopped
4 garlic cloves, minced
1/4 cup lemon juice
4 teaspoons hot sauce
1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
2 (8-oz.) packages cream cheese, softened
1 teaspoon white pepper
1 cup mini bagel chips, coarsely crushed
Garnish: chopped fresh chives
How to Make It
Combine first 8 ingredients. Spoon into a lightly greased 3-qt. slow cooker.
Cover and cook on Low 2 1/2 hours. Stir until cheese is smooth; sprinkle with crushed bagel chips. Serve with crackers.