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This vintage Valentines tea party was full of classy florals, antique china and delicious gluten-free goodies including savory crab cheesecakes. Get the recipe and all the details at thisvivaciouslife.com.
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Individual Savory Crab Cheesecakes (Gluten-Free)

In addition to mini heart shaped savory crab cheesecakes, I also bite larger ones for my hubby and I to enjoy. Topped off with cool creme fraiche and chive "sprinkles" these cakes are as delicious and rich as they are appealing to look at.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: crab cheesecakes, crabcakes, gluten free crab cheesecakes, gluten free crabcakes, gluten free individual savory crab cheesecakes
Servings: 28 mini cakes
Calories: 178kcal
Author: Chandice Probst


  • 1 box Glutino gluten-free crackers
  • 1/2 C butter melted
  • 16 ounces cream cheese softened
  • 1/4 C gluten-free all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp. lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 2 large eggs
  • 8 ounces crab meat lobster and shrimp work as well
  • 1/3 C corn kernels
  • 4 T red pepper diced
  • 1 tsp. parsley
  • 1 shallot diced
  • 1 T chopped chives plus more for garnish


  • Preheat oven to 350°
  • Spray a 16 vessel mini heart shaped silicone mold and a 12 vessel mini cheesecake pan with gluten-free cookie spray
  • Pulse crackers in a blender or food processor until made into fine crumbs
  • Stir the crackers into melted butter and split and press evenly into all the wells of the two pans
  • Meanwhile, in a stand mixer, mix the cream cheese, flour and eggs until well combined and smooth
  • Add the remaining ingredients and mix again until just incorporated
  • Divide mixture evenly among vessels
  • Bake at 350° for 10-12 minutes or until the cheesecakes are set and slightly elevated
  • Cool completely then remove and top with creme fraiche and chopped chives


Calories: 178kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 42mg | Sodium: 342mg | Potassium: 52mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 415IU | Vitamin C: 2.8mg | Calcium: 23mg | Iron: 0.2mg