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This recipe is great with crabmeat instead of shrimp. I use two cans of crabmeat, drained and rinsed, then mix it with the cream cheese and re-shape it into a block. Make this ahead and let it refrigerate for a couple of hours, then pour your favorite cocktail sauce over the block so it pools on the plate.Serve with mild-flavored crackers. I've never made it with parmesan cheese, but plan to next time.

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Tim Searson May 30, 2008

This was so easy and quick to make, and was so yummy! I whipped it up Christmas morning, to take to my Mum's house for mid-morning nibblies, and everyone just loved it! It disappeared really quickly,a nd I had people ask for the recipe! I'll definately be making this again! :)

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Sara 76 December 25, 2008

This was really yummy but I think next time I will either do a thicker layer of cream cheese or a thinner layer of shrimp as the ratio seemed off to me. Also, I saw this recipe at Kraft's website and it called for 3/4 pound of shrimp _not_ 3/4 cup. I used Kicked up Cocktail Sauce for the cocktail sauce and grated Parmesan as it was what I had. Thanks for posting this simple, fast, and tasty recipe!

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flower7 May 17, 2008

This is always a hit at get-togethers! So easy to make. I often just use the cream cheese, cocktail sauce and crabmeat. Never any left overs!!

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Cinda Lu April 21, 2008
Cream Cheese Shrimp Cocktail Dip