For a lighter version, use 1/3-less-fat cream cheese, light mayonnaise, and 2% reduced-fat Monterey Jack cheese.

Recipe by Southern Living April 2004

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Yield:
Makes 12 to 15 appetizer servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Beat cream cheese at medium speed with an electric mixer until smooth; add lemon juice and next 4 ingredients, beating until blended. Spoon mixture into a 9-inch serving dish. Cover and chill at least 20 minutes.

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  • Spread cocktail sauce evenly over cream cheese mixture. Top with crabmeat; sprinkle with cheese, green onions, bell pepper, and ripe olives. Serve spread with crackers and fresh vegetables.

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