Christmas Cheese Tree Appetizer

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READY IN: 45mins
SERVES: 10-12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In bowl, combine well the first 6 ingredients.
  • Place on plate and with hands shape into an 8" tall cone-shape.
  • Press chopped parsley on "tree" all over to make it green.
  • With small star-shaped cookie cutter, cut approximately 1" stars out of slices of cheese. (You can make some of them bells or circles if you want.).
  • Stick about 40-50 or so toothpicks halfway (or a little more)all over evenly spaced into tree.
  • Stick "decorations"(cheese stars, cherry tomato halves round side out, and olives) onto toothpicks.
  • Drape lemon peel around tree, spiraling downward, to resemble garland.
  • Cut a larger cheese star for top of tree.
  • Place assorted crackers in stacks around base of tree for "presents".
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