Cheesy Christmas Tree

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READY IN: 10mins
Recipe by ChefDLH

This recipe is for an easy appetizer for Christmas time. I love serving festive appetizers and this is a great one. Originally from Kraft Food and Family. It is super fast and makes a presentation. If you don't like string cheese I sub in a long thicker pretzel stick/log as the trunk and it looks and tastes great. Merry Christmas. Enjoy. ChefDLH

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. CUT block of cream cheese diagonally in half. Arrange both halves, with points together, on serving plate to resemble Christmas-tree shape.
  2. CUT a 2-inch piece from the string cheese. Place at bottom of tree for the trunk. Wrap up remaining cheese; refrigerate until ready to use for snacking or other use.
  3. SPOON pesto over cream cheese; sprinkle with peppers.
  4. SERVE as a spread in the middle of plate and surround with the crackers. (put a spreader or knife nearby for guests to spread on crackers).

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