pastry wrapped olives

★★★★★ 8 Reviews
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By Charleen Borchers
from Stony Point, NY

When I ask" What should I bring" these tasty pastry wrapped olives is on the top of the list.

Blue Ribbon Recipe

What a different, fun appetizer! We enjoyed these served at room temp, so be sure to allow to let them cool entirely.

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
★★★★★ 8 Reviews
serves 8-10
prep time 1 Hr
cook time 40 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For pastry wrapped olives

  • 1 jar
    green spanish olives w/ pimento
  • 1 c
    white flour
  • 3/4 stick
    salted butter
  • 1 pinch
    salt
  • 1-2 dash
    hot tabasco
  • 1/2 tsp
    worstchester sauce
  • 1 pkg
    shredded cheddar cheese 16 0z.
  • * sometimes i put some fresh chopped cilantro, or parsely in the dough for color. the cilantro adds a nice contrasting flavor if people will like it.

How To Make pastry wrapped olives

  • 1
    Have all ingredients room temperature. In the softened butter add the tobasco, and worstchester sauce, then the shredded cheese.Drain the olives in a strainer and set aside in a bowl.
  • 2
    Add salt & flour to cheese mixture. Make into a dough working all ingredients thoroughly.You can add cilantro at this time if desired.
  • 3
    Take aprox a tsp of the dough and make a ball. Flatten it in the palm of your hand and place an olive in the middle. Wrap the olive in the dough and make a ball again. Place on a greased cookie sheet. You can get 20 or so on a large cookie sheet. Place in 375* oven for aprox 30 min. or until tops start to get golden. You must keep an eye on them because you are using butter and this can burn easily . Remove from cookie sheet on a plate to cool and place in a tupperware container.
  • 4
    You can make these ahead of time and place in a bag in a freezer to bake at another time. Make sure to flower them before you put in the bag or they will stick together and be a mess when you thaw them. They keep 3 months in the freezer. This is a great thing to have on hand when people drop by. You can always have a nice appetizer handy at all times!
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