Total Time
40mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 25 mins

Colorful holiday appetizer that is a nice twist to the usual veggie pizza recipe floating around. Have your kids put this one together while you are flying around the house getting ready. This is from a Pillsbury holiday recipe book.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. You will need 2 ungreased cookie sheets for this.
  2. Preheat oven to 375*.
  3. Remove dough from cans, do not unroll, will have 2 sections per can.
  4. Cut each section (four total) into 8 slices-16 slices per can; will have 32 total.
  5. Place slices, cut side down, on ungreased cookie sheets to form trees.
  6. To form each tree, start by plaing 1 slice for top, arrange two slices just below that, with sides touching.
  7. Continue arranging a row of 3 slices, then a new row of 4 slices, ending with a row of 5 slices.
  8. Use one last remaining one for the trunk.
  9. Bake one tree at 375* for 11-13 minutes, until golden brown.
  10. Cool one minute,then carefully loosen with spatula and slide onto wire rack to cool.
  11. Bake next tree and cool in the same manner.
  12. Place each tree on a large serving platter.
  13. In a medium bowl, combine cream cheese, sour cream, marjoram and garlic and blend until smooth.
  14. Spread the mixture over both trees.
  15. Decorate the trees with the chopped vegetable mixture, reserving pepper slices.
  16. Use the thin red or green bell pepper strips as a garland, starting with the upper left hand corner and zig zagging to the bottom row.
Most Helpful

This was a really good easy dish that we all enjoyed. I used green peppers carrots and mushroom for the vegetables. I like the addition of the dill in this recipe! I will also try adding some dry ranch dressing and perhaps a little onion powder next time. Thanks for posting!

forthefunofit August 17, 2008

I made this for the Family Christmas this year. I should post the pic because it was so beautiful! I used fresh dill and everyone LOVED it!

Jennygal February 09, 2007

This is yummy and delightful! Good way to get the kids to eat veggies, too. Thank you.

Lil'baker April 01, 2006