Cheese Bites from "Fix,Freeze, Feast"

Pat Duran

By
@kitchenChatter

This recipe by Kitsune and food.com. The photo is by alligirl.
Kitsune says,"These are ridiculously addictive appetizers,
I brought them to a party and everyone attacked them." These are from the cookbook "Fix, Freeze, Feast", by Katie Neville and Lindsey Tkacsik.
"You can make these ahead of time, freeze and bake what you need. Keep on hand all the time", says Kitsume.


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Serves:

makes 8 dozen

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

45 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

2 lb
sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
2 c
unsalted butter, softened
5 c
bisquick
1 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
cayenne pepper, more or less
8 oz
jar of small pimento-stuffed green olives, well drained, optional
pecan halves , optional

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Combine all ingredients, except olives and pecans, in a large bowl. Knead the dough, then roll in 1 inch balls and place on an un-greased baking sheet.
2
If using olives, form each ball around 1 dry olive.
If using pecans, press 1 nut into each ball.
3
These can be baked now or freeze for later.
Place in trays in freezer for 30 minutes. Remove and place in freezer bags or containers. Seal and freeze.
4
These can be baked straight from the freezer into a preheated 425^ oven.
Place cheese balls 3 inches apart on an un-greased baking sheet.
Bake 15-17 minutes if frozen-13-15 minutes if thawed.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American