Prep Time: 5 min.

This joyful Santa’s Hat Platter is so easy to make and takes around 5 minutes. Better yet, it’s a sure crowd-pleaser with just two ingredients. Serve this delightful platter as a simple appetizer, or jazz it up with olive oil, balsamic glaze, and fresh basil for a fun, festive salad.


1. Arrange the bocconcini in two lines at the bottom of the platter to make the white frame of the hat.

2. Place the cherry tomatoes above the mozzarella in a hat shape with the core side down so they don’t roll around. You can place them as I have done (6-5-4-3-3-2) or adjust the shape to fit the size of your platter or the number of tomatoes you have available.

3. Top with a single bocconcini to make the white bobble.

4. Serve.