Christmas Package Cheese Snack

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 0 mins

A cream cheese spread decorated to look like a Christmas package. Taken from Family Fun. Note cook time is refrigeration time.


  1. Mix the dried dill, garlic powder, and salt into the softened cream cheese.
  2. Pack the mixture into a rectangular container lined with plastic wrap (you can reuse the cream cheese box).
  3. Refrigerate it for at least 3 hours.
  4. Before serving time, set the unwrapped block of cheese on a platter and decorate it with a scallion bow and red pepper polka dots (or small squares) and give tag made from cut red pepper.
  5. Note: Final product is to look like a rectangular package, complete with green "ribbon" and red polka dotted paper, with red gift tag.
  6. Serve with choice of crackers or veggies.
Most Helpful

My grandkids and I had a lot of fun making this for our Christmas Eve dinner. I used the piminto out of a jar of green olives in place of the red pepper and minced up some of the green onion in with the cream cheese. Festive and tasty..thanks for sharing!

mammafishy December 25, 2009

I made this more for the look and not the taste, so I was presently surprised when it got rave reviews in that department. thanks so much for posting!

septemberhippie December 31, 2009

I saw this recipe and was sooo excited to make it. Not only was it a great conversation piece but it was super yummy. I am glad I was able to take a picture before it got eaten!! Thanks for sharing Jonesies!!

Bay Laurel December 29, 2009

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