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shrimp spread

Recipe by
Joyce Lowery
Sterlington, LA

Crackers, bread sticks and vegetables all become fabulous when dipped in this cream cheese base shrimp spread.

yield 8 serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 10 Hr
method Refrigerate/Freeze

Ingredients For shrimp spread

  • 8 oz
    cream cheese, softened
  • 2 tsp
    lemon juice
  • 1 tsp
    yellow mustard
  • 1 tsp
    hot sauce
  • 1 tsp
    grated onion
  • dash
    black pepper
  • dash
  • 2 can
    small shrimp, drained
  • 2 bunch
    green onions, chopped
  • 6 oz
    cocktail sauce

How To Make shrimp spread

  • 1
    Beat the softened cream cheese with the lemon juice, hot sauce, mustard, salt, and black pepper until fluffy.
  • 2
    Mix in the drained shrimp, onions, and green onions. Form into a mound on a medium serving platter. Cover and chill in the refrigerator one hour or until firm.
  • 3
    Top with chilled cocktail sauce before serving.