Christmas Tree Roll-Ups

Enjoy this creamy appetizer made in creative tree shape - perfect for Christmas.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 20 min
  • Servings 64

Ingredients

1
package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
1/2
cup chopped drained roasted red bell peppers (from 7.25-oz jar)
1/4
cup chopped ripe olives
1/4
cup chopped fresh basil leaves
1/4
cup shredded Parmesan cheese
4
spinach-flavor flour tortillas (8 to 10 inches in diameter)
Ripe olive pieces

  • 1 In medium bowl, mix all ingredients except tortillas and olive pieces. Divide mixture among tortillas, spreading to edges of tortillas. Roll up tightly. Press each tortilla roll into triangle shape, using fingers. Wrap in plastic wrap. Refrigerate at least 2 hours but no longer than 24 hours.
  • 2 To serve, cut rolls into 1/2-inch slices. Place olive piece at bottom of each triangle to look like tree trunk; secure with toothpick.

Expert Tips

If you don't have time to press this appetizer into the shape of Christmas trees, just prepare the filling as directed, spread on tortillas and roll up. Refrigerate 2 hours, and cut into slices.

This recipe is easy to cut in half for a smaller group.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Appetizer
Calories
30
(
Calories from Fat
20),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
2g
2%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
),
Cholesterol
5mg
5%;
Sodium
40mg
40%;
Total Carbohydrate
2g
2%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
 
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.