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Heavenly Shrimp Dip

"This shrimp and cream cheese dip is easy to prepare and always popular. For best results, serve the cream cheese at room temperature and the cocktail sauce well chilled."
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servings 1086 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings (10 to 15 servings)


  • Calories:
  • 1086 kcal
  • 54%
  • Fat:
  • 71.9 g
  • 111%
  • Carbs:
  • 82.4g
  • 27%
  • Protein:
  • 27.7 g
  • 55%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 209 mg
  • 70%
  • Sodium:
  • 2121 mg
  • 85%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
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  1. Place cream cheese in center of serving platter.
  2. Mix together cocktail sauce and shrimp. Pour mixture over cream cheese.
  3. Slice lime in half; squeeze one half over cocktail sauce. Slice other half into wedges for garnish.
  4. Place crackers and lime wedges around edge of plate and serve.

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  1. 16 Ratings

Most helpful positive review

Make sure you spread the cream cheese across the platter. It is absolutely wonderful and I had no leftovers!

Most helpful critical review

I wasn't that impressed. I think it needs something? Too plain for me. If you decide to make, be sure to use the brand cocktail sauce.

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Make sure you spread the cream cheese across the platter. It is absolutely wonderful and I had no leftovers!

Add a little chopped fresh cilantro for a festive look and a nice zippy flavor. Very good with low fat cream cheese.

used this recipe tonight for new years eve. it was GONE in an hour. everyone loved it. very simple, very tasty. thanks for a great recipe.

This is a quick and easy dip recipe if you are short on time. The last time I made it, I used wasabi cocktail sauce, and the kick really blended well with the cream cheese. Sometimes I use neu...

Delicious appetizer. Great for parties and easy to make!

So good! Who would think such simple flavors work so well together! I used the tiny salad shrimp when I made it and it worked just fine.

Great recipe that I've made for years, except our family uses Chili Sauce instead of the Cocktail. Super easy and super yummy!

My sister-in-law makes this for our get togethers, it is great! I haven't tried it with lime yet, but it I think it would go well.

I add 1 TBS horseradish & 3 TBS milk to the cream cheese and whip with mixer to Makes it easier to spread .