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green olive spread

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Ellen Gwaltney Bales
Indianapolis, IN

My favorite way to serve this delicious spread is on pumpernickel bread cut in small squares. Perfect for an afternoon tea party with the girls.

(1 rating)
yield 8 -10
prep time 10 Min
method Refrigerate/Freeze

Ingredients For green olive spread

  • 6 oz
    cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 c
  • 2 Tbsp
    liquid from salad olives
  • dash
    ground pepper
  • 1/2 c
    chopped pecans
  • 1 c
    chopped green salad olives (the jar will say "salad olives." they are bits and pieces of green olives with pimentos.)

How To Make green olive spread

  • 1
    Combine the cream cheese and mayonnaise in a medium bowl and mix well. Add the liquid from the salad olives and the pepper and mix.
  • 2
    Fold in the pecans and salad olives. May chill if not serving right away. When ready to serve, soften until it is spreadable.
  • 3
    Serve on crackers or the bread of your choice. Great holiday spread or any other time of the year.