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Dottie's Shrimp Spread

User Rating 5 Star Rating (2 Reviews)


Cheese Spread
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Dottie's shrimp spread recipe is made with cream cheese and pimiento-stuffed olives, perfect for crackers or celery sticks.

The spread is shaped into a ball or log shape. Roll it in chopped nuts or parsley, if desired. 

Serve this easy spread with crackers or chips.


  • 1 (8 oz) package cream cheese, softened
  • 1 (4 1/4 oz.) can shrimp, drained and chopped
  • 6 pimiento-stuffed olives, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp. finely chopped onion
  • 2 Tbsp. mayonnaise or salad dressing
  • 1 tsp. lemon juice
  • 1/4 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 tsp. hot sauce
  • 1/8 tsp. garlic powder
  • fresh chopped parsley, chopped pecans or walnuts, optional


Combine all ingredients; refrigerate 30 minutes. Form into ball or log shape. Serve with crackers or rounds of bread. Can garnish with parsley or sliced green or black olives I often leave out the chopped olives.

Roll in chopped parsley, pecans, or walnuts, if desired.

Dottie's Note: Living here in FL. I have even used fresh boiled shrimp chopped fine and have added some sharp cheddar cheese chopped or grated fine in with the cream cheese mixture.Just add a little more mayonnaise I usually put the cream cheese and cheddar in the food processor and chop them fine. I've also used whole green onions in place of the regular onion.

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User Reviews

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 5 out of 5
Shrimp with Cream Cheese, Member treehouse3518

I had shrimp left over from a party and all the other ingredients in the house! I wasn't sure about the taste with the assortment of ingredients, but it was delicious. The group I shared it with are pretty ""basic"" eaters, but even they loved it! Thank you.

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