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Garlic 'n' Cheese Christmas Tree
Garlic 'n' Cheese Christmas Tree

How about a cute and festive appetizer made easy! We're using our Slice of Heaven Za Mix and turning it into a delicious Christmas Tree appetizer, complete with 'branches and leaves' and of course that delicious dipping sauce too!

  • Ingredients
  • Slice of Heaven Za Box mix by Do You Bake?
  • 1 can of your favorite tomato sauce (marinara works the best!)
  • 1 bunch fresh parsley
  • 2 tablespoons Do You Bake? For the LOVE of Garlic
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 cups Mozarella Cheese (shredded)
  • 1 cup water (warm) and 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted


  1. Follow the directions on your box mix : Using your Do You Bake? Slice of Heaven Za mix along with your warm water and olive oil. 
  2. Once your dough is ready to go, pinch off 23 equal portions of your dough.
  3. Flatten each portion of dough into a disk and fill with 1 tablespoon shredded mozzarrella cheese.  Pinch the ends and roll into a ball.  Repeat with all your dough balls
  4. Arrange your dough balls as a Christmas Tree Shape as shown in the photo. 
  5. Melt butter and add your Do You Bake? For the Love of Garlic and a pinch of salt
  6. Brush garlic butter mix onto your Christmas Tree
  7. Preheat oven 425 degrees F
  8. Bake for 15 minutes and then add any additional cheese to your tree. Bake for an additional 5 - 7 minutes until cheese is bubbly
  9. Remove your tree from the oven and chop your parsley coarsely.  Sprinkle parsley over tree
  10. Serve with a bowl of marinara sauce