Preparation time: 20 mins plus chilling
Difficulty: Easy - for beginners
Serves: 12 servings
â€¢1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
â€¢1/4 cup mayonnaise
â€¢1/2 teaspoon chili powder
â€¢1/2 teaspoon Spice Islands® Dill Weed
â€¢1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
â€¢1/4 cup thinly sliced green onions
â€¢1/4 cup chopped ripe olives, well drained
â€¢4 cups fresh broccoli florets
â€¢1 medium green pepper, cut into strips
â€¢8 cherry tomatoes
â€¢1 medium jicama
â€¢1 medium sweet red pepper
â€¢In a small bowl, combine the first five ingredients; mix well. Stir in onions and olives. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
â€¢ Transfer dip to a serving bowl; place in the center of a 12-in. round serving plate. Arrange broccoli, green pepper and tomatoes in a wreath shaped around dip.
â€¢ Using a small star cookie cutter, cut out stars from jicama slices; place over wreath. Cut red pepper into five pieces that form the shape of a bow; position on wreath. Yield: 12 servings.