Christmas Tree Cheese Ball Appetizer

A holiday favorite - Christmas Tree Cheese Ball Appetizer. You can turn your favorite cheese ball into this festive, easy to make showstopper. It will make your holiday table so much fun!

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INGREDIENTS

– 12 oz Cream cheese  – 1 cup Feta cheese – 1/2 cup Dill pickles – 2 tbsp Fresh chives – 1/4 tsp of each Salt and pepper – 1/4 tsp Garlic powder – 1 cup or more Green and brown olives  – 1/4 cup Cherry or grape tomatoes – Chopped parsley — optional – Rosemary springs — fresh – Chips — crackers or fresh veggies for serving.

Step 1

In a bowl, combine the softened cream cheese, feta cheese, pickles, salt, black pepper, garlic powder and chives. Stir to combine and. Gather into a ball, then shape like a cone. You may want to use gloves, when shaping.

Step 2

Wrap with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 30-60 minutes or up to 1 day. When ready to "decorate", remove the wrap. Place the tree on a plate.

Step 3

Stick olives and tomatoes (perfectly dry, wipe with paper towel), chopped chives and small rosemary springs.

Step 4

Top with a star, cut out from a piece of cheddar cheese. Keep i the fridge until ready to serve.

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