Crock Pot Crab Soup


2 cups crab meat, flaked and picked
2 cups milk
2 cups half-and-half
3 tablespoons butter
2 lemon peel strips
1/2 teaspoon mace, ground
salt and pepper
2 tablespoons dry cooking sherry, opt.
1/2 cup saltine crackers


Combine all ingredients except sherry and crushed crackers in Crock Pot; stir well. Cover and cook on Low setting for 3 to 5 hours. Just before serving, stir in sherry and crumbs to thicken.