Cheesy Olive Balls

Kathy W

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@Kattyw

I ran across this recipe that I had copied from an old cookbook. It would not surprise me if this had been posted before. They are quick and easy to make and very delicious!


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Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 c
grated sharp cheddar cheese, room temperture
3 Tbsp
butter, softened
1/2 c
all purpose flour
1/4-1/2 tsp
cayenne, more or less to your liking
25-30
medium sized stuffed olives, well drained.

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Lightly grease a cookie sheet and set aside.
2
Cream together butter and cheese.
3
Add flour and cayenne to creamed mixture. Knead with hands until smooth.
4
Take 1 teaspoon of dough, gently roll into a ball, flatten and wrap around an olive. Do this for all of the olives.
5
Place on prepared cookie sheet. Bake for 15 minutes or until golden brown.
6
Cool on wire rack
7
Keeps 1 week in an airtight container. Store in a cool place.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #easy, #cheddar, #Olives, #zesty