TRISCUIT Pesto Holiday Tree

7  Ratings
  • 10 min prep
  • 10 min total
  • Makes 5 servings, 5 topped crackers each.

TRISCUIT Pesto Holiday Tree Recipe


  • 1/4 cup drained mixed roasted red and yellow peppers
  • 2 Tbsp. basil pesto
  • 25 TRISCUIT Crackers
  • 2 Tbsp. shredded Parmesan cheese


  • Use  small canape or cookie cutter to cut a 1-inch star from 1 roasted yellow pepper; reserve for later use. Chop red peppers and remaining yellow peppers.
  • Spread  pesto onto crackers.
  • Reserve  4 topped crackers for later use. Arrange remaining topped crackers, in 6 descending rows, on large platter to resemble a Christmas tree as shown in photo.
  • Add  1 of the reserved topped crackers for the tree trunk. Arrange remaining reserved topped crackers around tree for gifts.
  • Top  crackers with chopped peppers; sprinkle with cheese. Add reserved pepper star to top of tree.

Recipe Tips

Easy Way to Top Crackers with PestoUse a pastry brush to spread the pesto onto the crackers.

Fun VariationAdd additional strips of roasted peppers to create bows and ribbons for the gifts. Garnish with small fresh basil leaves.

Special ExtraCreate a fun holiday cheese board by preparing the TRISCUIT Pesto Tree on a board, then surrounding it with assorted nuts, olives and dried fruits to use as extra toppings for the crackers.


Nutrition Information

Makes 5 servings, 5 topped crackers each.
  • Well-being Choice

Carb Choices


Nutrition Notes

This eye-catching tree made with whole wheat crackers lets you be both healthful and festive this holiday season.

Nutrition per serving:

    • Calories 130 
    • Total fat 6 g
    • Saturated fat 1 g
    • Cholesterol 0 mg
    • Sodium 270 mg
    • Carbohydrate 18 g
    • Dietary fiber 3 g
    • Total sugars 0 g
    •     Includes added sugars 0 g
    • Protein 3 g
    • Vitamin A 0 %DV
    • Vitamin C 4 %DV
    • Vitamin D 0 %DV
    • Calcium 2 %DV
    • Iron 8 %DV
    • Potassium 2 %DV
    • n/a indicates that data is not available

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