Recipe by SHOGIRL
"Quick, easy, and impressive! Cooked shrimp and other colorful munchies are displayed on a Christmas tree created with beet greens wrapped around a cone shape. Vary the size of the cone and type/amount of veggies to personalize this for your party needs. Using purchased sauces for dipping makes this even easier. Display on a colorful Christmas plate and watch the snackers un-decorate!"
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process American cheese
cooked medium shrimp with tails intact
1 (14.25 ounce) can
baby corn, drained
1 (6 ounce) can
whole black olives, drained
1 (5 ounce) jar
pimiento-stuffed green olives, drained
1 (4 ounce) can
jalapeno pepper slices
This is a wonderful recipe and a crowd pleaser. Everyone commented on how festive it was. I only subed one item, parsley for the beet leaves, it made the tree look a little more real and festive. I also did one using fruits and a cream cheese dip. Thanks for the great recipe.
This was really fun to do! I even added a styrofoam star at the top of the tree! My family really enjoyed it and it makes a nice centerpiece on the table.
I loved this! People were afraid to eat it though, but my tree turned out exactly like this one! I added hummus dips at the bottom, and cocktail sauce as well. Don't forget the star on top!
I HAVE DONE THIS MYSELF IN THE PAST AND LOVE THE IDEA!!!!!!! EVERYONE ENOYS IT AND APPRECIATES IT. GIVES A VERY FESTIVE FEELING TO THE AFFAIR!
Cheese as glue! Fantastic!!
Going to make this but use kale as the leaves instead of beet greens!
I have done this for several years and everyone loves it. I set mine up on a mirror and have little ice-skating figures on it. I also use party picks instead of toothpicks. They look like more decorations.
I placed little "gifts" of Baby Bell Cheese under the tree.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Mary's Christmas Shrimp Tree
Serving Size: 1/8 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 8
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 57
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