The Best Cold Shrimp Dip Recipe

I can’t wait to share this shrimp dip recipe today. It’s quick, it’s easy, and it’s so, so yummy. A great dip for the holidays, parties, and game day.

Shrimp Dip Recipe

Cold Shrimp Dip

I found the base for this appetizer recipe in an old cookbook and tweaked it a little. It is a great blend of old, classic, and new. Old-fashioned appetizer recipes like this one and this four-ingredient cheese ball or this two-ingredient salsa and cream cheese recipe are the best.

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Shrimp Dip Recipe

The Best Cold Shrimp Dip Recipe

Easy classic cold shrimp appetizer
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Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 8
Calories: 228cal
Author: Melissa
Cost: $10


  • 16 oz. cream cheese – softened
  • 1-2 Tbsp. milk
  • 1 tsp. onion powder
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • ½ tsp. garlic salt
  • 2 Tbsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 cup cooked shrimp – cut into small pieces


  • Blend the cheese with a small amount of milk – starting with 1 Tbsp. and adding another if needed – to thin the cheese for spreading
  • Add the spices and Worcestershire sauce
  • Fold the shrimp into the cheese mixture
  • Serve with crackers


  • Storing – store covered in an airtight container for up to two days before serving
  • Allow the dip to warm up to room temperature before serving
nutrition facts are only an estimate 


Calories: 228cal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 0.003g | Cholesterol: 95mg | Sodium: 514mg | Potassium: 154mg | Fiber: 0.1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 821IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 80mg | Iron: 0.4mg
The Best Cold Shrimp Dip Recipe - With Cream Cheese - Perfect appetizer for Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays and potlucks over summer -

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    Your recipes are great. I like it.

    1. Melissa

      Thank you so much! 🙂