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Shrimp Lover Squares

 Shrimp Lover Squares
These delicious shrimp squares are part of an appetizer buffet field editor Ardyce Piehl prepares for her family every Christmas. “During the holidays, we enjoy having a variety of appetizers as a meal while playing a board game or watching a movie together,” notes Ardyce, of Poynette, Wisconsin.
24 ServingsPrep: 20 min. + chilling


  • 1 tube (8 ounces) refrigerated crescent rolls
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon dill weed
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup seafood cocktail sauce
  • 24 cooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1/2 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1/3 cup chopped onion
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Monterey Jack cheese


  • In a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish, unroll crescent dough into
  • one long rectangle; seal seams and perforations. Bake at 375°
  • for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown. Cool completely on a wire
  • rack.
  • In a small bowl, beat the cream cheese, sour cream, dill and salt
  • until smooth. Spread over crust. Top with the seafood sauce, shrimp,
  • green pepper, onion and cheese. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour.
  • Cut into squares. Yield: 2 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 appetizer equals 109 calories, 7 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 32 mg cholesterol, 190 mg sodium, 5 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 5 g protein.

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Wine: Medium-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer