Holiday Fiesta Spread

Say "Ole!" to this fun Christmas tree appetizer spread. The spicy cream cheese tree gets topped with all your favorite Mexican flavors.

Let's whip it up

Prep time:

0 min

Total time:

0 min



Ingredient list

  • 2 pkg. (8 oz. each) brick cream cheese, softened
  • 1 pkg. (1 oz.) taco seasoning mix
  • 1 cup shredded Mexican cheese blend, divided
  • ¾ cup sour cream
  • ½ cup chopped avocados
  • 2 Tbsp. sliced black olives
  • 1 Tbsp. chopped red pepper s
  • 2 WHEAT THINS Original Snacks
  • RITZ Snowflake Cracker s

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Recipe Tips


Mix cream cheese, taco seasoning mix and 1/2 cup shredded cheese; spread into Christmas tree shape on 10-inch plate.


Spread with sour cream to within 1/2 inch of edges of tree.


Sprinkle remaining shredded cheese around edges of tree as shown in photo.


Refrigerate 1 hour.


Top with avocados, olives and peppers just before serving. Place WHEAT THINS at bottom of tree for the trunk.


Serve with the RITZ Crackers.