Dilly Shrimp Spread

Butter and cream cheese provide the base for this elegant spread full of chopped, cooked shrimp flavored with dill, lemon juice, and garlic. Serve with crackers, bread rounds, or sliced cucumbers.




1½ cups




  • ½ pound small cooked shrimp
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • ¼ cup (½ stick) Challenge Butter, room temperature
  • 3 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh dill
  • 1 clove garlic, minced (about 1 teaspoon)
  • salt, to taste
  • crackers, little bread rounds, or sliced cucumbers


  • 1

    Rinse shrimp, pat dry.

  • 2

    Chop shrimp finely and toss with lemon juice.

  • 3

    Mash and stir softened butter and cream cheese together until well blended.

  • 4

    Add and mix in garlic, dill and salt; then stir in shrimp.

  • 5

    Serve with crackers, little bread rounds or sliced cucumbers.


  • !

    If you can’t use fresh dill you can substitute it with ½ teaspoon of dried dill weed.

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