Hot Crab, Corn and Bacon Dip

Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins
Total 30 mins

Hot Crab, Corn and Bacon Dip! Baked creamy crab dip filled with cheese, corn, bacon and jalapeños!

This Hot Crab, Corn and Bacon Dip was a last minute addition to a 4th of July party and it was a huge hit. Everyone loved it, but how could they not? It’s a hot dip loaded with crab, cheese, corn, bacon, jalapeños, and garlic. It’s a bunch of my favorite things whipped up into a glorious dip!

I always love pairing corn and crab together. I’m honestly not a huge seafood fan — I eat fish and crab, but am not a fan of shrimp or mussels — but crab is one of my favorites.

Hot Crab, Corn and Bacon Dip! Baked creamy crab dip filled with cheese, corn, bacon and jalapeños!

Fresh corn is filling the grocery stores here in Florida and I seriously can’t stop myself from grabbing at least a couple of ears every time I walk by it. I have already made my favorite Roasted Poblano, Corn & Chicken Soup.

I made a batch of Jalapeño Sweet Corn Muffins last week. And tonight I even took the time and stirred and stirred and stirred to make Sweet Corn Risotto. So worth it.

Hot Crab, Corn and Bacon Dip! Baked creamy crab dip filled with cheese, corn, bacon and jalapeños!

This recipe makes a TON of dip, so my Mom and I are planning to use the leftovers in stuffed bell peppers or maybe stuffed shells. Ohh and maybe I could stuff it into twice baked potatoes!! It’s so good, I just want to stuff it into everything so I have a reason to make it again asap.

You can make this dip up to 24 hours ahead and keep it refrigerated until you are ready to bake it. I served this Hot Crab, Corn and Bacon Dip with ritz crackers, but it would also be great on little warm french baguette toasts. I can also see it with tortilla chips in a pinch. You know, to be honest, I could just eat it with a spoon.

I hope you enjoy it as much as we all did!

Hot Crab, Corn and Bacon Dip

Hot Crab, Corn and Bacon Dip in a white baking dish with someone dipping a cracker

A hot and creamy crab dip loaded with corn, gooey cheese, garlic, smoky bacon, and spicy jalapeños.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 large jalapeño, minced
  • 4 large garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 large shallots, diced
  • 1 lb lump crab meat
  • 3/4 cup mayo
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 teaspoons hot sauce
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen corn
  • 5 strips bacon, cooked & crumbled
  • 4 oz shredded parmesan
  • 4 oz shredded monterey jack cheese
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon fresh cracked black pepper
  • crackers, for serving


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Grease a 1 (or 1.5) quart casserole dish with non stick spray, set aside.
  2. Add olive oil to a small sauté pan over medium high heat. Add jalapeño, garlic and shallots, cooking until tender, about 3 minutes. Remove from heat and set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, mix together remaining ingredients (including the crab) — saving a little cheese to add on top of dip. Add in jalapeño mixture and stir until well combined.
  4. Transfer dip to prepared casserole dish. Top with the cheese you set aside.
  5. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes, until bubbling at the edges. Serve hot with crackers (it’s great with Ritz!).

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 549Total Fat: 42gSaturated Fat: 14gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 26gCholesterol: 136mgSodium: 1505mgCarbohydrates: 13gFiber: 1gSugar: 4gProtein: 31g

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22 Responses
  1. Becky

    I pinned your recipe and put it on my blog: and encouraged my readers to visit your 
    Blog. Love this recipe! 

  2. Kathleen Boisvert

    Sorry, I didn’t see the “canned” comment at the end, until i read again.
    What about Mayo, is there favorite you cook with?

    1. Jessica

      Yup, I used canned lump crab meat. And I like the mayo made with olive oil personally, but any of them will work!

  3. Kathleen Boisvert

    What do you consider “Lump” crab meat? Fresh meat you have to pick your self, not faux meat,right?

  4. carrie @ frugal foodie mama

    Now this is my kind of dip! Love the combo of bacon, crab, and corn with a little kick from the jalapenos. 🙂

  5. Michelle De La Cerda

    I am such a fan of hot crab dip. It brings me back to my grandma making it for any gathering. I really like this recipe with adding the bacon and corn. Yum!

    1. Jessica

      Thank you for letting me know!! This is why I shouldn’t work late at night!

      I updated the recipe on the site. It’s 1 lb of crab!!

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