Christmas Pizza Appetizer


This cold, pizza-style appetizer is a refreshing change from heavier Christmas fare.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Additional Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
1 hrs 25 mins
8 servings


  • 1 (8 ounce) package crescent roll dough, unrolled and divided into triangles

  • 1 (8 ounce) package reduced-fat cream cheese

  • ¼ cup light sour cream

  • ¼ cup light mayonnaise-style salad dressing (such as Miracle Whip®)

  • 3 tablespoons ranch dressing mix

  • ¼ cup diced bell pepper

  • ¼ cup finely chopped broccoli florets

  • cup shredded Cheddar cheese


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

  2. Arrange crescent roll triangles in the shape of a Christmas tree on a baking sheet. Pierce dough with a fork.

  3. Bake in the preheated oven until golden brown, 10 to 12 minutes. Let cool while making the topping.

  4. Mix cream cheese, sour cream, salad dressing, and dressing mix together. Spread mixture over the cooled crescent tree. Top with bell pepper, broccoli, and Cheddar cheese. Chill for at least 1 hour.

Cook's Notes:

Substitute Italian dressing mix for the ranch if desired.

Use any color bell pepper(s) you prefer.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

219 Calories
13g Fat
16g Carbs
7g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 219
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 13g 17%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Cholesterol 24mg 8%
Sodium 549mg 24%
Total Carbohydrate 16g 6%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 7g
Vitamin C 9mg 43%
Calcium 90mg 7%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 86mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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