RITZwich Holiday Tree

9  Ratings
  • 25 min prep
  • 25 min total
  • Makes 29 servings, 1 cracker sandwich each.

RITZwich Holiday Tree Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 pkg. (8 oz.) Neufchatel cheese, softened
  • 1 pkg. (10 oz.) frozen chopped spinach, thawed, well drained
  • 1/4 cup chopped roasted red peppers
  • 1/4 tsp. garlic powder
  • 58 RITZ Crackers
  • 1 piece (3-inch square) red pepper
  • 2 Tbsp. finely chopped mixed green and red peppers

Instructions

  • Mix  first 4 ingredients until blended.
  • Spread  Neufchatel mixture onto 29 crackers; cover with remaining crackers to make 29 sandwiches.
  • Stack  cracker sandwiches on large plate to resemble Christmas tree as shown in photo, using 9 sandwiches for bottom row, and ending with 1 sandwich at top.
  • Use  2-inch cookie cutter to cut a star-shaped piece out of red pepper square; place at top of tree.
  • Sprinkle  chopped peppers over tree for the lights.

Recipe Tips

VariationPrepare using RITZ Garlic Butter Crackers, and substituting black pepper for the garlic powder.

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Nutrition Information

Makes 29 servings, 1 cracker sandwich each.

Nutrition per serving:

  • Calories 60 
  • Total fat 3.5 g
  • Saturated fat 1.5 g
  • Trans fat 0 g
  • Cholesterol 5 mg
  • Sodium 90 mg
  • Carbohydrate 5 g
  • Dietary fiber 0 g
  • Sugars 1 g
  • Protein 1 g
  • Vitamin A 25 %DV
  • Vitamin C 4 %DV
  • Calcium 2 %DV
  • Iron 2 %DV

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