Easy Fiesta Christmas Tree

  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 10 min
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

1
package (8 ounces) cream cheese
Yellow or green bell pepper
1
piece (2 inches) green onion
1/4
cup Old El Paso™ Thick 'n Chunky salsa
1/4
cup apricot preserves or orange marmalade
1
teaspoon chopped fresh cilantro
Assorted tortilla chips, crackers or sliced vegetables, if desired

Steps

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  • 1
    Cut block of cream cheese diagonally in half; arrange on serving plate with shallow rim to form triangle.
  • 2
    Cut star out of bell pepper with star-shaped cookie cutter; place at top of tree. Place green onion piece at base of tree.
  • 3
    Mix salsa and preserves; spoon over cream cheese. Sprinkle with cilantro. Serve with tortilla chips.

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Tips

Expert Tips

Add presents to your tree when you arrange small crackers at the base of the spread.

Thinly slice the rest of the green onion, and sprinkle it on top of the salsa mixture along with cilantro.

Nutritional Information

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
130
Calories from Fat
90
% Daily Value
Total Fat
10 g
Saturated Fat
6 g
Cholesterol
30 mg
Sodium
110 mg
Potassium
60 mg
Total Carbohydrate
8 g
Dietary Fiber
0g
Protein
2 g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
6%
6%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Vegetable; 2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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