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Spinach and Artichoke Christmas Tree Recipe


  • 8 oz package refrigerated croissant dough
  • 1 1/2 cups finely chopped fresh spinach make sure you get all of the excess water off the leaves
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped red pepper finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped canned artichokes
  • 1/3 cup ricotta cheese
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 1/2 tsp. crushed red chili flakes
  • 4 tbsp. grated Parmesan cheese divided
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Preheat oven to 375F. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • In a medium bowl combine spinach, red pepper, artichoke hearts, ricotta cheese, minced garlic, red pepper, 2 tablespoons of Parmesan cheese, salt and pepper. 
  • Roll the dough into about 12" x 8" thin rectangular sheet. Spread the ricotta mixture evenly across the dough. Then roll up the sheet to form swirls of the ricotta-spinach mixture. Carefully cut the roll into 1/2"-3/4" slices. Arrange these slices on the lined baking sheet into a Christmas tree shape
  • Bake for about 20 to 25 minutes or until well done, Sprinkle with remaining parmesan cheese, if desired, and serve warm