"That Crab Stuff" aka Layered Seafood Dip

Sheila Kremer


This is one of my significant other, Larry's, absolute favorite appetizers for me to make for football parties and any other get together we go to. It is easy to put together when you need something in a hurry.

★★★★★ 2 votes
30 Min
No-Cook or Other


2 pkg
8 oz. each cream cheese, softened
1/4 c
1 pkg
good seasons garlic and herb dry salad dressing mix
1 bottle
seafood cocktail sauce
1 pkg
(12 oz.) imitation crab
1 pkg
tiny shrimp
1 c
finely shredded sharp cheddar cheese
old bay seasoning


1Soften cream cheese at room temperature. While this is softening, finely chop the package of imitation crab and set aside.
2With hand mixer, beat cream cheese with the mayonnaise until smooth and then beat in the dry garlic and herb dressing mix.
3Spread the cream cheese mixture on a large platter.
4Spread a layer of cocktail sauce over the cream cheese mixture.
5Put imitation crab and shrimp over the cocktail sauce. Sprinkle lightly with Old Bay seasoning.
6Sprinkle shredded cheese over the top. Serve and enjoy!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Seafood Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy