Shrimp Surprise Spread

Shrimp Surprise Spread


"This is the best appetizer I have ever tried! It is just perfect for family get togethers - everyone loves it!"


30 m servings 454 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 454 kcal
  • 23%
  • Fat:
  • 27.4 g
  • 42%
  • Carbs:
  • 32.4g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 19.2 g
  • 38%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 106 mg
  • 35%
  • Sodium:
  • 1064 mg
  • 43%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a bowl, combine the cream cheese, sour cream, and mayonnaise until well-blended. Spread into a 9x13 inch baking dish. Scatter the shrimp generously over the top of the mixture.
  2. In another bowl, stir together the cocktail sauce, green pepper, green onions, garlic, and tomato.
  3. Working in layers, spread a portion of the cocktail sauce mixture over the shrimp. Sprinkle with a portion of mozzarella cheese. Repeat process until all ingredients are used up, finishing with a layer of mozzarella cheese on top. Serve with assorted crackers for dipping.
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  1. 22 Ratings


This is so addictive, I'm making it tonight for the 3rd time in 2 weeks. The only thing I do differently is, I buy whatever cooked shrimp is on sale at the fish counter (I'm not wild about canne...

I've been making this recipe for years...excellent recipe - most love it. The only thing I do different is use frozen tiny shrimp...SO MUCH better than canned.

I like to also add a can of crabmeat to the mix-it adds great flavor!

I love this recipe, I have made it many times. I do like to use red pepper instead of green, and I also layer the ingredients. So the cream cheese mixture on the bottom, then the cocktail sauc...

This is a great dip, particularly when served with tortilla chips. And by the way, except for the garlic, exactly the recipe from Company's Coming Appetizer book. I own it, and have been making ...

I make this spread every year at Christmas time, and it is ALWAYS a huge hit! * I do not add the garlic, however, and I think that if I were too, I would not add quite as much as called for. ...

This is my go to recipe when I need to take an appetizer some where. I usually omit the shrimp and use a couple different color of peppers for added flair. I usually use tortilla chips to serv...

My guests liked it or at least they said they did. I did not. The shrimp were so overwhelmed by the garlic, gr onion, gr pepper and cocktail sauce you can't taste the shrimp or crab. I even put ...

This was just ok I think I was to much cocktail sauce for my taste. I will make again with less cocktail sauce and more seafood. thanks for sharing