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Christmas Tree Cheeseball

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

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

  1. In a mixing bowl, beat cream cheese until fully. Beat in cheddar cheese, onions, pimientos, butter, Worcestershire sauce, garlic powder, salt, and pepper. 

  2. Cover and refrigerate for at least one hour.

  3. Roll and press the cheese ball mixture into the shape of a Christmas tree. 

  4. Garnish first with the cherry tomato halves, then add parsley, followed by the sliced almonds and peppers. 

  5. Serve with assorted crackers and pretzels.