Christmas Tree Cheeseball


Course: Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: appetizer, cheeseball, christmas, holiday, recipe
Prep Time 20 mins
This Christmas Tree Cheeseball just might be the most festive and delicious holiday appetizer recipe!

Ingredients

  • 2 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese - softened
  • 4 cups finely shredded cheddar cheese
  • 4 green onions - chopped
  • 1 jar (4 ounces) diced pimientos, - drained
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter - melted
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
Garnish
  • 12 cherry tomatoes - halved
  • 1 cup finely chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds
  • 1 yellow pepper - chopped and cut into a star
  • Assorted crackers and pretzels

Instructions

  • In a mixing bowl, beat cream cheese until fully. Beat in cheddar cheese, onions, pimientos, butter, Worcestershire sauce, garlic powder, salt, and pepper. 
  • Cover and refrigerate for at least one hour.
  • Roll and press the cheese ball mixture into the shape of a Christmas tree. 
  • Garnish first with the cherry tomato halves, then add parsley, followed by the sliced almonds and peppers. 
  • Serve with assorted crackers and pretzels.

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