Pesto Christmas Tree

3  Ratings
  • 10 min prep
  • 10 min total
  • Makes about 1-1/4 cups or 10 servings, about 2 Tbsp. each (spread only).


Pesto Christmas Tree Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 pkg. (8 oz.) brick cream cheese
  • 1/4 cup basil pesto
  • 1 Tbsp. chopped red peppers
  •  cinnamon stick
  •  RITZ Crackers

Instructions

  • Cut  block of cream cheese diagonally in half. Place triangles together to resemble Christmas tree on serving plate. Cover with pesto.
  • Add  peppers for the tree ornaments. Insert cinnamon stick at base of triangle for the tree trunk.
  • Serve  as a spread for crackers.

Recipe Tips

Size-WiseSavor this tasty festive spread. Each 2-Tbsp. serving goes a long way on flavor.

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Nutrition Information

Makes about 1-1/4 cups or 10 servings, about 2 Tbsp. each (spread only).

Nutrition per serving:

  • Calories 110 
  • Total fat 11 g
  • Saturated fat 5 g
  • Cholesterol 25 mg
  • Sodium 125 mg
  • Carbohydrate 1 g
  • Dietary fiber 0 g
  • Sugars 1 g
  • Protein 2 g
  • Vitamin A 6 %DV
  • Vitamin C 4 %DV
  • Calcium 2 %DV
  • Iron 0 %DV

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