TRISCUIT Pesto Holiday Tree

TRISCUIT Pesto Holiday Tree

Prep time10 min
Total time10min
ServingsMakes 4 servings, 6 topped crackers (54 g) each.
  • ¼ cup drained mixed roasted red and yellow peppers
  • 2 Tbsp. basil pesto
  • 24 Triscuit Original Crackers
  • 2 Tbsp. shredded Parmesan cheese
  • Use small canape or cookie cutter to cut a 1-inch star from 1 roasted yellow pepper; reserve for later use. Chop red peppers and remaining yellow peppers.
  • Spread pesto onto crackers.
  • Reserve 3 topped crackers for later use. Arrange remaining topped crackers, in 6 descending rows, on large platter to resemble a Christmas tree as shown in photo.
  • Add 1 of the reserved topped crackers for the tree trunk. Arrange remaining reserved topped crackers around tree for gifts.
  • Top crackers with chopped peppers; sprinkle with cheese.
  • Place reserved pepper star at top of tree.
Recipe Tips
  • Easy Way to Top Crackers with Pesto
    Use a pastry brush to spread the pesto onto the crackers.
  • Fun Variation
    Add additional strips of roasted peppers to make bows and ribbons for the gifts. Garnish with small fresh basil leaves.
  • Variation
    Prepare using just the red peppers. Then, cut the star from a slice of cheddar cheese.


Nutrition Information

Nutrition Per Serving

 % Daily Value*
Fat 9g 
   Saturated 2g 
Cholesterol 5mg 
Sodium 340mg 
Carbohydrate 22g 
   Dietary fiber 4g 
   Sugars 0g 
Protein 5g 
Calcium6 %DV
Iron10 %DV
Potassium4 %DV

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