Shrimp Surprise Spread

This is the best appetizer I have ever tried! It is just perfect for family get togethers – everyone loves it!

Original recipe makes 12 servings


1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese
1/2 cup sour cream
1/4 cup mayonnaise
4 (4 ounce) cans small shrimp, drained
1 1/2 cups seafood cocktail sauce
1 green bell pepper, diced
4 green onions, diced
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 tomato, diced
2 1/2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese

  • PREP

    30 mins


    30 mins


  1. In a bowl, combine the cream cheese, sour cream, and mayonnaise until well-blended. Spread into a 9×13 inch baking dish. Scatter the shrimp generously over the top of the mixture.
  2. In another bowl, stir together the cocktail sauce, green pepper, green onions, garlic, and tomato.
  3. Working in layers, spread a portion of the cocktail sauce mixture over the shrimp. Sprinkle with a portion of mozzarella cheese. Repeat process until all ingredients are used up, finishing with a layer of mozzarella cheese on top. Serve with assorted crackers for dipping.


Calories: 454 kcal
Carbohydrates: 32.4 g
Cholesterol: 106 mg
Fat: 27.4 g
Fiber: 1.7 g
Protein: 19.2 g
Sodium: 1064 mg