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Crabby Snake Coils

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  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 40 min
  • Servings 16
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Crabmeat and crescent dinner rolls coil up together to make these creative snakes that are perfect for a Halloween theme party or fun dinner.
Created Jul 27, 2010
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  • 1/3 cup (75 mL) herb and garlic cream cheese
  • 1/3 cup (75 mL) chopped green onions
  • 1 can (120 g) crabmeat, drained
  • 1 can (8 crescents) Pillsbury* Original Cescents, or Pillsbury* Multigrain Crescents or Pillsbury* Reduced Fat Crescents
  • Pimento-stuffed green olives and roasted red bell pepper, if desired


  • 1
    Heat oven to 350ºF. Spray baking sheet with nonstick cooking spray. In small bowl, mix cheese, onions and crabmeat.
  • 2
    Unroll dough and separate into 2 long rectangles; press each into 12x4-inch rectangle, firmly pressing perforations to seal.
  • 3
    Spread crabmeat mixture over rectangles to within 1/4 inch of edges. Starting with 1 short side, roll up each rectangle; press edge to seal. With serrated knife, cut each roll into 8 slices; place cut side down on cookie sheet. Add green olives to each for head and bell pepper for tongue.
  • 4
    Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Immediately remove from cookie sheet. Serve warm.

Expert Tips

  • Tip 1
    Tip: Look for other flavors of spreadable cheese for a variation from the garlic-and-herbs variety.
  • Tip 2
    Tip: These crab rolls can be assembled up to an hour ahead. Just wrap them in plastic and refrigerate until you're ready to cut and bake.

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