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Tasty Shrimp Spread

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. + chilling


2-1/2 cups

A festive occasion at my mom's house wouldn't be complete without this appetizer. She has been making this savory dish for at least 25 years, and it never fails to receive rave reviews.
Tasty Shrimp Spread Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 pound peeled and deveined cooked shrimp, finely chopped
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • Assorted crackers and/or fresh vegetables


  1. In a small bowl, combine the cream cheese, butter and mayonnaise. Stir in shrimp and onion. Cover and refrigerate until serving. Serve with crackers and/or vegetables.

Nutrition Facts

1/4 cup: 189 calories, 17g fat (9g saturated fat), 73mg cholesterol, 163mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 0 fiber), 7g protein.

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