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Olive Cheese Nuggets


These easy, tasty cheese and olive snacks are shaped and baked in the oven.

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 15 minutes


  • 4 ounces shredded cheddar cheese
  • 4 ounces butter, room temperature
  • 3/4 cup sifted all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 24 small pimiento stuffed olives


Blend cheese with butter. Sift flour and paprika into cheese and butter mixture. Mix to form dough. Take one teaspoon of dough and roll into a ball. Flatten in palm of hand; place one olive in center. Shape dough around olive, rolling back into a ball. Repeat with remaining dough and olives. Bake on ungreased baking sheet at 400° for 12 to 15 minutes. Serve hot with dip or ranch-style dressing.
Makes 24.

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