Friday, December 30, 2011

Recipe: Olive Cheese Balls

Olive Cheese Balls

 2 cups shredded sharp cheese (Try different cheeses such as blends of 4 cheeses, pepper jack, herbed etc…whatever combo you like

1 ¼ cups all-purpose flour

½ cup (1 stick butter) melted

48 small pimento-stuffed olives, drained and potted dry.
Add a dash of worcestershire if desired

  •             Stir together cheese and flour in a large bowl.  Stir in melted butter.  (If dough seems dry, work it with hands!)

  •      Mold 1 teaspoon dough around each olive; shape into balls. Place 2 inches apart on an ungreased cookie sheet.  Cover at least 1 hour, but no longer than 24 hours.

3.    Preheat oven to 400 degrees.  Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until light brown.

Tip: You can make these ahead by placing unbaked balls on cookie sheet and place in freezer.  Freeze for at least 2 hours, then place them in plastic freezer bags (up to 3 months).

Freida Thomas

1 comment:

Kumiko said...

Wow,this cheese balls must be yummy!
Thank you for sharing this recipe.