RITZwich Tree

4  Ratings
  • 15 min prep
  • 1 hr 15 min total
  • Makes 17 servings, 1 cracker sandwich each.


RITZwich Tree Recipe

Ingredients

  • 4 oz. brick cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup canned pumpkin
  • 2 Tbsp. brown sugar
  • 1/4 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 3/4 cup thawed frozen whipped topping
  • 34 RITZ Crackers
  • 1 oz. semi-sweet baking chocolate, melted
  • 2 Tbsp. dried cranberries
  • 2 Tbsp. shelled pistachios

Instructions

  • Beat  first 4 ingredients in medium bowl with mixer until blended. Whisk in whipped topping.
  • Spread  cream cheese mixture onto 17 crackers; top with remaining crackers to make 17 sandwiches. Arrange on serving tray to resemble Christmas tree as shown in photo.
  • Spoon  melted chocolate into resealable plastic bag. Cut small piece off one bottom corner of bag; use to draw lines on tree for the Christmas light wires. Add cranberries and nuts for the lights.
  • Refrigerate  1 hour.

Recipe Tips

Make it Your OwnSubstitute your favorite filling, sweet or savory, for the filling in these cracker sandwiches.

VariationPrepare using Neufchatel cheese and RITZ Reduced Fat Crackers.

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Nutrition Information

Makes 17 servings, 1 cracker sandwich each.

Nutrition per serving:

    • Calories 90 
    • Total fat 6 g
    • Saturated fat 2.5 g
    • Cholesterol 10 mg
    • Sodium 70 mg
    • Carbohydrate 8 g
    • Dietary fiber 0 g
    • Total sugars 4 g
    •     Includes added sugars n/a
    • Protein 1 g
    • Vitamin A 10 %DV
    • Vitamin C 0 %DV
    • Vitamin D n/a
    • Calcium 2 %DV
    • Iron 2 %DV
    • Potassium n/a
    • n/a indicates that data is not available