Whip up a tasty Pesto Cream Cheese Tree for a festive holiday event appetizer from My Food and Family. Mold your pesto cream cheese into a tree shape and top it with sliced almonds and red peppers to look like tree ornaments.
Mix cream cheese, shredded cheese and pesto until blended.
Refrigerate 1 hour.
Shape cream cheese mixture into 1-inch-high Christmas tree-shape on serving plate.
Reserve 5 nuts for later use. Press remaining nuts onto sides of tree.
Decorate with reserved nuts and remaining ingredients as shown in photo.
Savor this tasty festive spread. Each 2-Tbsp. serving goes a long way on flavor.
Serve with crackers.
Substitute chopped PLANTERS Pecans for the sliced almonds.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12g
Saturated Fat 6g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 2g
Dietary Fiber less than 1g
Sugars less than 1g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
10 servings, about 2 Tbsp. each
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.