Olive Cheese Balls

Olive Cheese Balls

12 reviews, 3.7 star(s). 75% would make again

Ready in 30 minutes

Perfect for an appetizer.

"These are so delicious and easy to make. I was glad to find this recipe again after all these years."


1/2 lb sharp cheddar; grated
1 cups Flour
1 stick margarine or butter; (softened)
1 tsp cayenne
1 jar green olives

Original recipe makes 25



Mix first four ingredients with hands. Drain olives well. Wrap 1 tsp dough around each olive. Freeze and store in plastic bag. Bake frozen balls in 400ยบ oven for 10-15 minutes.

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Green olive cheeseballs



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I wonder if you could deep fry these a little?
teripolzin 1y ago

These are horrible they taste like flour!
mindy_e_eddy 1y ago

These are ok. I added only 1/8 teaspoon of cayenne pepper and 1/4 teaspoon of paprika. Rolling the dough around the olives was very challenging at first, but I got the hang of it after the first several. I baked them for 15 mins and served them warm. I mostly tasted flour when eating them.
Jabena 2y ago

1 stick is 110g
karl_midgley_3 2y ago

Substituted smoked paprika in place of the cayenne pepper. Turned out great!!
cynthiaklewis5 2y ago

cayenne called for made first batch too spicy to eat. made 2nd batch with paprika and took to party. The plate only had 3 left after party. Good sign but on the fence because of cayenne called for ruined first batch
OaxacaCookin 2y ago

jlc314 2y ago

this was awesome
pamrobertsgardner 3y ago

I cant wate to try it
charlianne 3y ago

I really loved these. Made them for camping pot luck and they were gone in minutes. Thanks
mtlavery 3y ago

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