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Valentine Treat: Cucumber Cups Stuffed with Spicy Crab

Here’s a Valentine Treat  for you to try.  This is a super easy recipe and always a big hit!!

Happy Valentine’s Day from Red Oak Apartment Homes!

3 long cucumbers

1/4 cup sour cream

1/4 cup cream cheese, softened

3/4 cup crab meat, excess water removed

1 tsp hot pepper sauce (Tabasco or tapito)

1/2 tsp salt

1/2 tsp black pepper

1 tsp brown mustard

1 tbs minced green onion

Remove the peel from the cucumbers using a vegetable peeler. Cut the cucumber into 2 inch slices. Using a small melon baller, scoop out most of the inside. You want to leave the walls and a thick portion of the bottom intact.

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In a bowl, combine the sour cream and the cream cheese with a fork until well combined. add the remaining ingredients and stir until combined. Fill each of the cucumber cups with the crab dip. Refrigerate until ready to serve. Serve within 2 hours of making.

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