RITZwich Holiday Tree

RITZ Crackers are filled with a creamy cheese, spinach and pepper mixture and stacked like a Christmas tree for a fun appetizer that's also a decoration!

Let's whip it up

Prep time:

0 min

Total time:

0 min



Ingredient list

  • 1 pkg. (8 oz.) Neufchatel cheese, softened
  • 1 pkg. (10 oz.) frozen chopped spinach, thawed, well drained
  • ¼ cup chopped roasted red pepper s
  • ¼ tsp. garlic powder
  • 60 RITZ Crackers
  • 1 red pepper  piece (3 inch square)
  • 2 Tbsp. finely chopped mixed green and red pepper s

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Recipe Tips


Mix first 4 ingredients until blended.


Spread Neufchatel mixture onto 30 crackers; cover with remaining crackers to make 30 sandwiches.


Stack cracker sandwiches on large plate to resemble Christmas tree as shown in photo, using 10 sandwiches for the bottom row, and ending with 1 sandwich at top.


Use 2-inch cookie cutter to cut a star-shaped piece out of red pepper square; place at top of tree.


Sprinkle chopped peppers over tree for the lights.