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Dairy Council

Starters + Salads

Cheddar Christmas trees

Serves 4


1 large block of NI Cheddar cheese

1 small tub of fresh pomegranate seeds

Cocktail sticks

Serves 4


Cut the Cheddar into 1 inch thick slices and then cut into Christmas tree shaped triangles. Cut small cubes of cheese for the base of each tree.

Use a cocktail stick to scrape tiny holes in the cheese and push a pomegranate seed into each hole to look like baubles. Then push a cocktail stick up the centre of the tree and secure the other end of the cocktail stick into a cheese cube to stand upright.

Arrange onto serving platters and garnish with pieces of fruit.