I made this festive shrimp tree years ago and thought I would try it again when I heard my friend Tammy was having a party. I love to cook and help my friends entertain. Tammy was kind enough to indulge me. The tree turned out great. Tammy had a wonderful party with great food and this Shrimp Christmas Tree was a nice centerpiece in her buffet line. I guess the bad thing is that it is kind of a last minute "put together" but it is so worth it. Grab a friend to help you out during your next holiday gathering! Also, excuse my poor photography once again. I took this picture with my phone just as the party was starting so I didn't get a good picture. I do see a few holes where I should have put more shrimp or another cherry tomato. I promise this is so much better looking in person. Be creative!
Shrimp Christmas Tree
18 inch or so styrofoam cone covered in green wrapping paper
4 lbs shrimp - cooked, peel and deveined - with tails on