Easy Crab Puffs

Easy crab and cream cheese filling for these cream puff pastries make a impressive appetizer for any occasion.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
12 servings


  • 1 cup water

  • ½ cup salted butter

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour

  • 4 large eggs, beaten


  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened

  • ¼ cup sour cream

  • ¼ cup finely chopped celery

  • 2 tablespoons minced onion

  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder

  • 1 dash soy sauce

  • 1 (12 ounce) package imitation crabmeat


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  2. Combine water and butter in a saucepan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and add flour; stir to form a ball. Remove from the heat and add eggs all at once; stir until smooth.

  3. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto a cookie sheet.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven until puffs are a nice golden brown and hollow sounding, 20 to 25 minutes. Remove from the oven and let cool.

  5. Meanwhile, mix cream cheese, sour cream, celery, onion, garlic powder, and soy sauce until smooth. Mix in crab.

  6. Fill cooled puff pastries with crab mixture.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

233 Calories
17g Fat
13g Carbs
7g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 233
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 17g 22%
Saturated Fat 10g 51%
Cholesterol 111mg 37%
Sodium 379mg 16%
Total Carbohydrate 13g 5%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 7g
Vitamin C 0mg 2%
Calcium 39mg 3%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 100mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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