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Bloody Brains & Maggots

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recipe is ready in under 30 minutes time: under 30 minutes

serves/makes:   16


recipe id: 88542

Bloody Brains & Maggots Recipe
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2 packages (8 ounce size) softened cream cheese
1/4 pound baby shrimp
1 jar cocktail sauce


Shape the cream cheese into an oval, "brain" shape. Place the cream cheese brain on a platter.

Mix the shrimp and cocktail sauce together. Pour sauce over the cream cheese brain. Surround the "brain" with the crackers.

cook's notes

For added effect take a toothpick dipped into food coloring (blue and/or green) and make veins in the cream cheese brain to look like a real brain.


119 calories, 10 grams fat, 4 grams carbohydrates, 4 grams protein per serving. This recipe is low in carbs.
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Getting the brain shape right was kind of hard. I had to keep looking at the photo and some pictures I found online to form it into something close. Everyone was able to figure out what it was so that was good! I added some hot sauce to the cocktail sauce to spice it up. There wasn't anything left after the party.

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I am so gonna make this this Halloween! My kids love shrimp and they love to eat "gross stuff." Can't wait!

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