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Zippy Shrimp Spread

Horseradish adds kick to the seafood sauce in this shrimp spread from Leigh Hein, Vernon, Connecticut. "It's a must a Christmas, New Year's Eve and other special occasions," she notes.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. + chilling
  • Makes
    3-1/2 cups


  • 2 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 bottle (12 ounces) seafood cocktail sauce
  • 1 tablespoon prepared horseradish
  • 3 cans (4 ounces each) tiny shrimp, rinsed and drained
  • Minced fresh parsley
  • Assorted crackers


  • In a small bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth. Beat in the seasoned salt, Worcestershire sauce and onion powder. Spread onto a 13-in. platter.
  • Combine seafood sauce and horseradish; spread over cream cheese layer. Sprinkle with shrimp and parsley. Cover and chill for at least 1 hour. Serve with crackers.

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  • ExplosionLake
    Aug 19, 2015

    Quick, and delicious dish to bring to a party

  • hunter6295
    Dec 31, 2010

    I used 12 ounces of frozen salad shrimp instead. Very easy and very tasty.

  • HBcook
    Nov 27, 2010

    Quick and easy. A good standby recipe!! I soaked the shrimp in saltwater and then rinsed to avoid any fishiness - perfect.

  • zmaus
    Feb 10, 2009

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