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Holiday Veggie Platter Ideas

Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Author Chelsea


Christmas Tree

  • Broccoli
  • Cauliflower
  • Cherry Tomatoes
  • 10 stick pretzels
  • 3-4 slices Cheddar Cheese
  • 2-3 slices Swiss, Provolone, White Cheddar, or Pepperjack
  • Miniature Christmas cookie cutters optional
  • Marzetti Veggie Dips


  • Mini Carrots
  • Cherry Tomatoes
  • Cucumber
  • 3-4 slices Cheddar Cheese
  • Red and/or white pipe cleaner


Christmas Tree

  • Chop the broccoli and cauliflower into bite-sized pieces. Slice the stems of the broccoli and cauliflower very straight so they will stand up on the platter.
  • Lay out the broccoli in the shape of a Christmas tree.
  • Place cherry tomatoes to look like strands of ornaments.
  • Place the cauliflower at the bottom of the platter to look like snow.
  • Arrange pretzel sticks in between the broccoli tree and cauliflower snow.
  • Using a small cookie cutter (or cut with a knife) cut out shapes in the cheese to decorate the tree. I use cheddar cheese for ornaments and the star on top and provolone for snowflakes outside.
  • Serve with Marzetti veggie dip of your choice!


  • Fold a pipe cleaner to form a circle. Tape on to the back of a circular plate.
  • Arrange miniature carrots around the top of the plate.
  • Add cherry tomatoes below the carrots.
  • Add a row of sliced cucumbers.
  • Repeat: cherry tomatoes and then carrots.
  • If desired, cut out shapes in the cheese to decorate.
  • Serve with Marzetti veggie dip of your choice!