Holiday Tree Antipasto Cheese Ball

When family gathers during the holidays, surprise them with this delicious cheeseball that is a great with crackers or as a centerpiece to your charcuterie board.

Let's whip it up

Prep time:

0 min

Total time:

0 min



Ingredient list

  • 1 pkg. (8 oz.) brick cream cheese, softened
  • 1 pkg. (5.2 oz.) garlic and herb cheese spread
  • Provolone cheese cubes
  • Mini hard salami slices
  • Assorted black and green olive s
  • Yellow and red cherry tomatoes
  • Jarred pickled sweet piquanté pepper s, drained
  • fresh rosemary sprigs
  • RITZ Crackers
  • TRISCUIT Crackers
  • WHEAT THINS Original Snacks

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Recipe Tips


Mix cream cheese with the garlic and herb cheese spread until blended.


Shape into cone shape; stand on serving board or tray. 


Cover with cheese cubes; pepperoni and salami slices; olives and peppers, using toothpicks to attach ingredients to cream cheese tree. 


Insert stem ends of rosemary sprigs into tree as shown in photo.  


Serve with the crackers and WHEAT THINS.


Use a guideline of 2 Tbsp. cheese spread or 1 oz. cheese cubes, 1/2 oz. meat and 1 oz. (or labeled serving size) of crackers per person. Have plenty of RITZ Crackers, TRISCUIT Crackers and WHEAT THINS Snacks available for guests to choose from along with the cheeses, meats and veggies.  *Serving size of RITZ Crackers is 1/2 oz.