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Olive Balls

Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time14 mins
Total Time34 mins
Servings: 26 olives
Author: MaryAnn Dwyer


  • 1/2 cup one stick butter, softened
  • 2 cups shredded sharp white cheddar cheese
  • 1 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 24-26 large Queen pimento stuffed olives


  • Drain olives in a strainer. Set aside.
  • Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper. Set aside.
  • Beat butter until creamy. Add cheese.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, salt and cayenne. Gradually add flour mixture to butter mixture until well combined.
  • Cover each olive with dough until totally covered. Place on prepared sheet.
  • Chill for one hour or freeze.
  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • Place desired amount of olives on tray and bake for 12-14 minutes or until lightly browned.