Olive Surprises

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A tasty hors d'oeuvre that is a New Years Eve family tradition in my house. A little spicy cheese ball with an olive in the center (the "surprise"), very yummy.

Preparation time: 1/5 hour
Cooking time: 15 minutes

Difficulty: Easy - for beginners
Serves: 10

Dietary guidance: v n 

Tags: cheese · snack · appetizer · garlic · salt · cheddar · olive · d'oeuvre · hors · flour · tabasco ·


1 stick butter, melted
1/2 lb. sharp cheddar cheese, grated
1.5 cups flour
1/2 tsp. Tabasco sauce
dash garlic salt
1 jar small green olives


Mix cheese & flour. Add melted butter, Tabasco & garlic salt. Break off about a tsp. of mixture, roll it around & wrap olive. Bake at 400F for 15 minutes or until lightly browned.


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