Shrimp Appetizer Recipe

Layered Shrimp Appetizer

This is an impressive but extra easy appetizer to serve to friends.

10 min. prep time
10 servings
252 Ratings


1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese
2 tablespoons milk
1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese
1/2 cup cocktail sauce
6 ounces cooked small shrimp
2 tablespoons sliced green onions


Combine cream cheese and milk in small bowl until smooth. Stir in cheese, reserving 2 tablespoons for topping.

Spread cream cheese mixture on bottom of 10-inch round serving dish; spread evenly with cocktail sauce. Top with shrimp, onions and reserved cheese.

Cover; refrigerate at least 1 hour. Serve with crackers.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories: 160

Fat: 12g

Cholesterol: 70mg

Sodium: 360mg

Carbohydrates: 4g

Dietary Fiber: 0g

Protein: 9g

Recipe #6259A©1995Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

This recipe is so good! Whenever I make it for friends it is gone fast. When I don't have shrimp, I substitute imitation crab meat. Just as delicious and cheaper so that I can afford to make it more often.
Be sure to leave the cream out for a bit before spreading it. Then it will be much easier to use.

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