Olive Appetizer Tree

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by faith58

I got this out of a magazine and am going to make it for thanksgiving but wanted to share it with you all. This is adorable and would make a cute centerpiece with cracker's and cheese! I am going to make it with black olives, pimento and kalamata olives.. Prep time is a guess..

Top Review by awalde

Excellent impressive idea and a lot of fun for all uf us!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Get a box of toothpicks and a 9 inch cone shape to begin. (green or white).
  2. Drain olives. Cut block of cheese into 1/2 inch thick slabs and cut 1 inch stars with a cookie cutter. Cover with wrap.
  3. Break toothpicks in half. Starting at the bottom of the cone, insert toothpicks in a random order and push olives onto them. Vary the olives and leave room for the cheese stars. Place larger olives near the bottom.
  4. Push each cheese star into a toothpick half, Top the tree with a cheese star and insert rosemary sprigs randomly.
  5. Serve immediately or cover and refrigerate no longer than 8 hours.

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