I can't think of anything I've ever made that was more fun, or more exciting to serve! This Cheese & Bacon Christmas Tree is perfect for holiday entertaining, and also a fabulous idea for a north woods or outdoor themed party.
Why serve a regular 'old cheeseball when you can create something so spectacular? This is a great appetizer to make with your little ones - they have so much fun shaping the cheese ball, sprinkling the chopped parsley, and poking pretzel sticks and mini-butter crackers into the cheeseball.
The almond slices and pomegranate seeds are a little more fragile, so you may want to do that by yourself. A sprinkle of parsley and a dusting of parmesan cheese "snow" and you're ready to party!
Who knew something so easy and delicious to make could be so much fun? Enjoy!
2 (8 oz.) blocks cream cheese (room temperature)
8 slices hickory-smoked bacon (cooked & crumbled)
¼ cup finely chopped sweet onion
2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
5 cups (16 oz.) shredded white cheddar cheese
1 large pretzel rod
½ cup finely chopped fresh parsley
small pretzel sticks (about 40 pieces)
mini butter crackers (about 40 pieces)
Fresh pomegranate seeds
Parmesan cheese (grated)
Assorted butter crackers & pretzel sticks
HOW I MAKE THESE:
YIELD: 8 – 10 serving
Originally posted December 2019.
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