Get into the holiday spirit with the most festive cheese tree you’ll ever see! In just under ten minutes, wow your dinner party guests with this perfect appetizer!

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PREP30 min
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Ready in30 min



  1. Step
    In a large bowl, mix in local cream cheese, local cheddar cheese, onion, mustard and peppers until well combined.
  2. Step
    If making two trees, divide in half or if making one leave as whole. Refrigerate mixture until firm enough to shape.
  3. Step
    Place cheese mixture on a parchment lined baking sheet. Shape mixture into a cone to look like a Christmas tree. Roll tree in parsley and/or press parsley evenly onto tree.
  4. Step
    Press dried cranberries onto the cheese tree diagonally in a row to form a garland. Press bell pepper pieces onto trees for ornaments. Top tree with a star shape cut from a block of local cheddar cheese. Serve with crackers.


Nutrition Facts :

Servings : 10
Amount per serving 

Calories            355
Total Fat 31.3 g
Saturated Fat 19.7 g
Cholesterol 99 mg
Sodium 422 mg
Total Carbohydrate          4.6 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Total Sugars 1.2 g
Protein 15.1 g
Vitamin D  5 mcg
Calcium 377 mg
Iron 2 mg
Potassium 149 mg

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