Christmas Tree Cheese Ball

Christmas Tree Cheese Ball My family’s cheese ball recipe, shaped like a tree for the holidays. Very fun! Serve on a platter surrounded by crackers.

Ingredients

Original recipe yields 12 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

Ingredient Checklist

Time Details

    PREP : 30 mins

    COOK : 1 hr

    TOTAL : 1 hr 30 mins

    SERVING : 12

    YIELD : 1 cheese ball

Instructions Checklist
  • Mix cream cheese, Cheddar cheese, onion, and Worcestershire sauce together in a bowl with an electric mixer until completely blended. Turn cheese mixture onto a sheet of waxed paper and form it into the shape of a Christmas tree. Refrigerate cheese ‘tree’ until firm, at least 1 hour.

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  • Cut bell pepper into thin strips and 1 star shape.

  • Press parsley into cheese tree to cover. Press bell pepper strips in a row to form a ‘garland’. Make another ‘garland’ using chopped pecans. Place bell pepper star at the top of the ‘tree’. Carefully transfer ‘tree’ to a serving platter.

Per Serving: 235 calories; protein 8.4g; carbohydrates 2.9g; fat 21.5g; cholesterol 62.4mg; sodium 244.7mg.