Herbed Holiday Spread

Fashion a delightful Christmas star on top of cheese spread with two types of tasty pesto. It goes from start to finish in 25 minutes.


20 servings


2 (6.5 ounce) containers garlic-and-herb spreadable cheese
3/4 cup basil pesto
1/2 cup sun-dried tomato pesto or spread
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
1/2 cup marinated piquanté peppers from deli
80 assorted holiday crackers


Spread garlic-and-herb spreadable cheese on flat plate, 9 to 10 inches in diameter, to within 1/2 inch of edge.

Carefully spoon and slightly spread basil pesto into 3 separate star points; carefully spoon and slightly spread sun-dried tomato pesto into 2 separate star points, ending at edge of plate and leaving about a 3-inch circle uncovered in center. Sprinkle pesto star with parsley. Place peppers in center. Serve with crackers.

Estimated Time

Preparation/Total Time: 25 minutes

Additional Information

Use toothpicks to mark points of star; spoon pestos into 5 separate star points.

Nutritional Information

1 Serving (1 Serving): Calories 180 (Calories from Fat 135), Total Fat 15 g (Saturated Fat 6 g, Trans Fat ncg), Cholesterol 20 mg; Sodium 270 mg; Total Carbohydrate 9 g (Dietary Fiber 1 g, Sugars ncg), Protein 3 g; Exchanges: 1/2 Starch; 3 Fat; Carbohydrate Choices: 1/2

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