HOLIDAY PARTY TREE
2 (8-ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
2 cups sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
1 cup chopped pecans
1/4 cup roasted red peppers, chopped
3 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
1 teaspoon seasoning salt
Dash of ground red pepper
Mix cream cheese and cheddar cheese with electric mixer until well blended. Blend in remaining ingredients. Refrigerate several hours or overnight.
Drop 6 (1/3 cup) measures of mixture into triangle shape on serving platter. Drop remaining mixture at base of triangle; smooth to form tree. Garnish with olives, grape tomatoes or broccoli. Serve with toasted bread or crackers.
— Kim Earwood,