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8 tbsps. butter
l/2 cup onion, minced
2 tbsps. flour
l cup scalded milk
l/2 tsp. salt
dash white pepper
l/4 cup sherry
l2 oz. crab meat
l cup crackers, finely crumbled
l/2 cup cheddar cheese, finely grated
Crumble crackers between waxed paper with a rolling pin. Reserve just enough crumbs and cheese to top the
casserole. Melt 4 tbsps. of the butter in large heavy skillet. Add onion and saute for about 5 mins. or until golden.
Slowly add flour, stirring constantly over low heat. When flour is blended gradually add hot milk and blend with
a whip. Continue stirring over low heat until sauce begins to thicken. Add salt, pepper and sherry and continue
sitrring in a bowl. Mix crab meat, sauce and the extra cracker crumbs and cheeese. Place in a lightly greased
baking dish. Sprinkle reserved cracker crumbs and cheese on the top of casserole. Dot the top with the
remaining butter. Bake uncovered at 350 for about l5 mins. or until top is golden brown.
Serves 5 5 oz. portions Internet

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