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With just 2 ingredients and 2 simple garnishes, this Cream Cheese Christmas Tree Appetizer is an easy way to add some festive holiday cheer to any party or get together!

Cream Cheese Christmas Tree Appetizer

With just 2 ingredients and 2 simple garnishes, this Cream Cheese Christmas Tree Appetizer is an easy way to add some festive holiday cheer to any party or get together!

Ingredients

  • 1 8 oz. block of cream cheese (cold, not softened)
  • 1/3 cup of your favorite herbs (I used chives, dill, basil, parsley.)
  • 1 star shaped piece cheddar cheese
  • 1 pecan half

Instructions

  1. Using a sharp knife, make a diagonal cut from one upper corner to the opposite lower corner on a block of cream cheese. This will result in two triangles.

  2. Gently press the straight, flat edges of the two cream cheese triangles together to form a Christmas tree shape.

    One simple knife cut transform a block of cream cheese into a Christmas tree for this easy Cream Cheese Christmas Tree Appetizer!
  3. Press the herbs onto the top and sides of the cream cheese tree.

  4. Add a cheddar cheese star to the top of the tree.

  5. Add a pecan half trunk to the bottom of the tree.

  6. Refrigerate until serving. Serve with crackers, pita, pretzels, toasted baguette rounds or fresh veggies.