Pesto Christmas Tree

3  Ratings
  • 10 min prep
  • 10 min total
  • Makes about 1-1/4 cups spread, or 10 servings, about 2 Tbsp. spread and 5 crackers each.


Pesto Christmas Tree Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 pkg. (8 oz.) brick cream cheese
  • 1/4 cup basil pesto
  • 1 Tbsp. chopped red peppers
  • 1 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  with 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 spread, or 10 servings, about 2 Tbsp. spread and 5 crackers each.

Nutrition per serving:

    • Calories 190 
    • Total fat 15 g
    • Saturated fat 6 g
    • Cholesterol 25 mg
    • Sodium 260 mg
    • Carbohydrate 11 g
    • Dietary fiber 0 g
    • Total sugars 2 g
    •     Includes added sugars 1 g
    • Protein 3 g
    • Vitamin A 8 %DV
    • Vitamin C 2 %DV
    • Vitamin D 0 %DV
    • Calcium 4 %DV
    • Iron 4 %DV
    • Potassium 2 %DV
    • n/a indicates that data is not available

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