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5 easy cheesy Krafty holiday recipes

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Oh! What fun it is to KRAFT, One cheese-square at a time

* Arrange cheese cubes and grapes in rows on platter or cutting board to resemble a Christmas tree shape, ending with a row of mozzarella at the top.

* Add thyme sprigs between rows as shown in photo.

* Roll cream cheese product into ball, then coat with parsley; place at top of tree. Place celery at bottom for the tree trunk.

Frosty the snowman was a Jolly happy soul with a CREAM-CHEESE filling and a baby carrot nose

* Mix 1 pkg. (8 oz.) PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened

1 pkg. (8 oz.) KRAFT Shredded Cheddar Cheese

1/4 cup finely chopped fresh chives

1/4 cup PLANTERS Slivered Almonds, toasted

1/4 tsp. ground red pepper (cayenne) until blended. Refrigerate 1 hour.

* Divide cheese mixture into 3 different-size balls (1 small, 1 medium and 1 large). Coat with Parmesan. Arrange in line on serving plate to resemble a snowman lying down. (Largest ball should be at bottom of plate for the snowman's base, and the smallest

ball should be at the top for the snowman's head.)

* Decorate with 1/4 cup KRAFT Grated Parmesan Cheese, peppercorns and

1 baby carrot to resemble photo.

Oh, the weather outside is frightful, But the CHEESE WREATH is so delightful

* Place 10-inch circle of parchment paper on plate. Arrange rosemary sprigs around edge of parchment.

* Top rosemary with cheese cubes and olives to resemble photo.

* Add pepper strips for the ribbon.

It's beginning to look a lot like Cheesemas / Via

* Set two roll sections aside for candy cane stripes. Lay out remaining crescent roll sections in the shape of a candy cane making sure to overlap the edges slightly. Use a knife to cut out your candy cane shape.

* Mix together your Philadelphia cream cheese, powdered sugar and vanilla extract. Spread on top of your candy candy shape.

* Spoon your cherry pie filling on top of your cream cheese filling.

* Using the remaining two roll sections, cut off long strips, twirl and lay on top of your filling to create a candy cane look.

* Bake at 350 degrees for 10-12 minutes or until bread is golden brown.

All I want for is Christmas is this Pesto Cheesemas Tree

* Cut block of cream cheese diagonally in half. Arrange both halves, with points together, on serving plate to resemble Christmas-tree shape.

* Cut a 2-inch piece from the string cheese. Place at bottom of tree for the trunk. Wrap up remaining cheese; refrigerate until ready to use for snacking or other use.

* Spoon pesto over cream cheese; sprinkle with peppers. Serve as a spread with the crackers.

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