Cheese Wrapped Olives

72
Servings
3h
Prep Time
10m
Cook Time
3h 10m
Ready In


"These are a nice change from the standard crackers, and can easily be made ahead to be popped in the oven when your guests arrive. Delicious spread with cream cheese (top with an olive slice), or just eaten plain."

Original recipe yields 72 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (64.1 g)
  • Calories 26.2
  • Total Fat - 1 g
  • Saturated Fat - 0.2 g
  • Cholesterol - 0.4 mg
  • Sodium - 13.7 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 3.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 0.7 g
  • Sugars - 2.5 g
  • Protein - 1 g
  • Calcium - 15.2 mg
  • Iron - 0.3 mg
  • Vitamin C - 14.4 mg
  • Thiamin - 0 mg

Step 1

Place flour in a large bowl; cut in shortening with a pastry blender or two knives until mixture resembles cornmeal.

Step 2

Stir in grated cheese and cayenne pepper.

Step 3

Sprinkle with ice water and knead into a ball.

Step 4

Divide dough into quarters; roll each quarter out to form a 8x2-inch strip.

Step 5

Place 9 olives lengthwise down the center of each strip; fold edges of dough around olives to form a roll.

Step 6

Wrap each roll tightly in plastic wrap, and refrigerate at least 3 hours.

Step 7

Preheat oven to 375F.

Step 8

Cut each roll into 1/4-inch slices; place on ungreased baking sheet.

Step 9

Bake for 10 minutes or until golden.

Tips & Variations


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