Olive Cheese Appetizers


"A baked appetizer made of an olive wrapped in a scrumptious cheese mixture. It is an easy appetizer and always a favorite."


25 m servings 340 cals
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Original recipe yields 7 servings



  • Calories:
  • 340 kcal
  • 17%
  • Fat:
  • 26.7 g
  • 41%
  • Carbs:
  • 15.8g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 10.3 g
  • 21%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 69 mg
  • 23%
  • Sodium:
  • 507 mg
  • 20%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Grease a baking sheet.
  2. Mix the cheese, butter, flour, and paprika together using an electric mixer or food processor. Take tablespoon-size pieces of the dough and one olive per tablespoon of dough. Roll the dough around the olive, so that the olive in completely enclosed in the center of the dough. Arrange the olive and cheese balls on the prepared baking sheet.
  3. Bake for 15 minutes.
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  1. 21 Ratings


My cheese balls turned-out perfectly, but I made these changes: Substituted olives for small cocktail sausages, cut into thirds. Used cayenne pepper, instead of paprika, adjusting the heat to yo...

This is a good recipe, but to make it great...use cayenne pepper instead of paprika and green olives instead of black. It's very easy and very tasty!

This sounds very similar to a recipe my mother made every Christmas. She made the cheese "dough" with the Kraft Old English cheese spread in the little glass jar instead of cheddar, and added a...

I'm not sure if I did something wrong but I made these and no one liked them except the dog. They were dry and all you really tasted was the cheese.

This was terrible.. I couldnt even finish the bite. My kids gaged. Made these for a party and it let me down, tasted so aweful that I wouldn't take them.. SKIP THIS RECIPE

Yum. This is so straight forward to make and always popular. I did substitute green olives for black, and cayenne pepper instead of paprika as well.

I was a bit disappointed because in the oven these do not retain their shape. In fact,they end up flat with a round bump in the middle and I don't have to tell you which part of the female anato...

My family loves these! We are huge olive fans and I was looking for a way to change them up a bit. My only tip is to use real butter and not the newer soft baking butter, they lose their form ...

These are a little work, but the results are great! My neighbor immediately asked for the recipe and my (picky) mother-in-law liked them, too. I made them early in the day and kept them in the...