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12 Christmas Tree-Shaped Appetizers and Desserts

12 Christmas Tree-Shaped Appetizers and Desserts

Searching for a creative and festive appetizer or dessert for your holiday party?  Look below for some amazing ideas!  Enjoy!

Impress Your Guests With These 12 Christmas Tree-Shaped Apps and Desserts

Elizabeth Merino
12/5/2014

  • <p>Skewer fresh tortellini, basil, cheese, and tomatoes for a crisp-looking Christmas tree bursting with flavor and natural ingredients. </p><p><strong>Get the recipe at </strong><a href="http://yesterdayontuesday.com/2013/12/tortellini-caprese-salad-skewers/"><strong>Yesterday on Tuesday</strong></a><strong>.</strong></p>
  • <p>These gluten- and dairy-free meringue trees are ideal for guests with food sensativities. With their sparkly white exterior and crisp texture, these are perfect as cake toppings, table decorations, or a light snack (between snacks).</p><p><strong>Get the recipe at </strong><a href="http://bakingamoment.com/chocolate-peppermint-meringue-christmas-trees/"><strong>Baking A Moment</strong></a><strong>.</strong></p>
  • <p>This is like an edible, life-like dessert forest. How impressed will your guests be with that?</p><p><strong>Get the recipe at </strong><a href="http://www.notmartha.org/archives/2011/12/21/3d-christmas-tree-gingerbread-cookies/"><strong>Not Martha</strong></a><strong>.</strong></p>
  • <p>Turn standard Hershey’s Kiss thumbprint cookies into a forest of tiny Christmas trees. Just add a spiral of frosting and a few well-placed sprinkes to complete the wintery look.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe at </strong><a href="http://javacupcake.com/2013/12/christmas-tree-peanut-butter-blossoms/?crlt.pid=camp.fxfWj515fvBz"><strong>JavaCupcake</strong></a><strong>.</strong></p>
  • <p>These white chocolate lollipops are perfect for a light, mess-free, grab-and-go treat.</p><p><strong>Get the recipe at </strong><a href="http://thedecoratedcookie.com/2012/12/hersheys-giveaway-and-some-easy-chocolate-christmas-tree-pops/"><strong>The decorated cookie</strong></a><strong>.</strong></p>
  • <p>With just a tad more effort, you can shape your typical pizza into an evergreen appetizer. For a frosty effect, swap traditional tomato sauce for the special white sauce in this recipe. </p><p><strong>Get the recipe at </strong><a href="http://www.deliacreates.com/christmas-pizza/"><strong>Delia Creates</strong></a><strong>.</strong></p>

Cupcake Christmas tree

Create a cupcake Christmas tree centerpiece for your dessert table by arranging cupcakes on cone-shaped Styrofoam. Fill any gaps with candy pieces like holiday-colored Rolos.

Get the recipe at Teaspoon.

Gather ’round the tree, or in this case, the kitchen table, for some delicious holiday cheer.

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