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Holiday Cheese Tree

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3 cups or 24 servings, 2 Tbsp. each

O Christmas tree, how delicious are your branches! Especially when they're garlanded with pesto decorated with red peppers.

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  • Beat cream cheese and cheddar cheese in small bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended. Add 1 Tbsp. of the bell peppers, the onions, Worcestershire sauce, lemon juice and ground red pepper; mix well. Cover.
  • Refrigerate several hours or overnight.
  • Spoon 2-1/2 cups of the cheese mixture onto large serving platter; shape into triangular shape to resemble a Christmas tree. Spoon remaining cheese mixture at the base of the triangle for the trunk. Decorate with the pesto and the remaining 1 Tbsp. bell peppers. Serve as a spread with RITZ Crackers.

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Serving Suggestion

Enjoy this rich appetizer, then balance it with cooked lean fish or poultry and hot steamed vegetables.


Substitute KRAFT Shredded Swiss Cheese for the Cheddar cheese.


  • 3 cups or 24 servings, 2 Tbsp. each

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 3 cups or 24 servings, 2 Tbsp. each
Calories 120
Total fat 11g
Saturated fat 6g
Cholesterol 30mg
Sodium 160mg
Carbohydrate 1g
Dietary fiber 0g
Sugars 1g
Protein 3g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 8 %DV
Vitamin C 2 %DV
Calcium 8 %DV
Iron 0 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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