3 Responses to “Easy Crab and Shrimp Cocktail Spread”

  1. Tara Marie December 18, 2009 at 2:04 PM #

    This sounds really good. My sister is having an appetizer party–We’ll be trying this one.

  2. Annmarie December 19, 2009 at 8:37 PM #

    This sounds right up my alley. I love cream cheese. And shrimp. And crab. And cocktail sauce. Well. I love food. But I could LIVE off appetizers.

  3. BevQB December 20, 2009 at 12:18 PM #

    Angie, I’ve made a variation of this for years, although the sour scream makes it more of a dip than a spread. But it wouldn’t be Christmas Eve without it, and my kids protest LOUDLY if I even consider not making it.

    Cream together:
    2 blocks of cream cheese, softened
    1 pint of sour cream

    Stir in thoroughly:
    1 bottle extra zesty cocktail sauce

    Mix in thoroughly:
    3 to 4 cans of crabmeat (drained)

    Use as a heavenly dip for cocktail shrimp (I like to give mine a quick steam in Old Bay and vinegar first), Ritz crackers (we like low-salt best), or Triscuits.

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