Heather's Shrimp Butter Spread

Heather's Shrimp Butter Spread Recipe

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Heather (Carlson) Nickola


This recipe was given to me by a family friend. It was her Italian grandmothers recipe from the old country.


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20 Min


  • 1 can(s)
    baby shrimp
  • 1 stick
    butter, softened
  • 1
    small sweet onion diced
  • 4oz pkg
    cream cheese softened
  • 1 tsp
    fresh squeezed lemon juice from a lemon or 1 tsp of lemon juice concentrate
  • 1 box
    favorite party crackers (ie, ritz, sociables, wheat thins, melba toast, etc)

How to Make Heather's Shrimp Butter Spread


  1. dice onion in either a food processor/blender/ or by hand on cutting board.
  2. Add drained shrimp to blender or food processor until smooth.
  3. Add butter, cream cheese, and lemon juice. Chill in the refrigerator for about an hour. If you leave in refrigerator overnight, please take the spread out a half hour before you serve to guests, in order to soften it for spreading on crackers.

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