How To Make a Pull-Apart Cheesy Christmas Tree

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I don’t know about you but every year as the holidays roll around, I find myself scratching my head at what appetizer or snack I should bring to Christmas parties or potlucks. This year, take it up a notch with Delish’s pull-apart Christmas tree. It’s easy, cheesy and holiday-approved!

Ingredients: 

  • 1 lb. refrigerated pizza dough
  • Egg wash
  • 7 mozzarella sticks
  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan
  • 1 tbsp. sliced basil
  • 1 tbsp. chopped parsley
  • 1 tbsp. chopped rosemary
  • Marinara

Directions: 

  1. Preheat the oven to 450.
  2. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  3. Cut mozzarella sticks into about 1-inch pieces.
  4. Divide pizza dough into two pieces and stretch onto a floured surface.
  5. Cut the dough into 2-inch squares.
  6. Wrap each dough square around a piece of mozzarella and form a ball.
  7. Place balls seam-side down on the lined baking sheet in the shape of a Christmas tree.
  8. Brush with the egg wash.
  9. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until golden. .
  10. Whisk together melted butter, parmesan and spices in a small bowl.
  11. Brush mixture onto baked dough balls.
  12. Serve with warm marinara and enjoy!

 

 

Colleen Matthews
Raised in Fayetteville, Arkansas, Colleen grew up cheering on the Razorbacks, fishing with her dad, learning about southern hospitality from her mom, and enjoying the best of The Ozarks. When she's not writing, she's likely spoiling her black lab, playing pranks on her husband, chasing around her nieces and nephews, or rearranging her house.

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