Spread some holiday cheer—on a Ritz Cracker. Pesto and fresh red peppers turn cream cheese into an edible decoration that just might upstage your other tree.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 12 servings
1 pkg. (8 oz.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese
1/2 cup CLASSICO Traditional Basil Pesto Sauce and Spread
1/4 cup chopped red pepper s
1 stick KRAFT or POLLY-O Twists
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Let's Make It
Cut block of cream cheese diagonally in half. Arrange both halves, with points together, on serving plate to resemble Christmas-tree shape.
Cut a 2-inch piece from the string cheese. Place at bottom of tree for the trunk. Wrap up remaining cheese; refrigerate until ready to use for snacking or other use.
Spoon pesto over cream cheese; sprinkle with peppers. Serve as a spread with the crackers.
Prepare using PHILADELPHIA Neufchatel Cheese.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15g
Saturated Fat 6g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 12g
Dietary Fibers 1g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
12 servings, 2 Tbsp. spread and 5 crackers each
* 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.