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Olive Cheese Ball


This cheese ball is made with cream cheese and both chopped black olives and pimiento stuffed green olives. The cheese ball is rolled in fresh chopped parsley just before serving time.

Prep Time: 5 hours

Total Time: 5 hours


  • 1 package (8 oz.) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup chopped stuffed green olives
  • 3 tablespooons chopped black olives
  • 1 tablespoon grated onions or instant dried minced onion
  • several dashes Tabasco sauce
  • 3/4 cup chopped fresh parsley


In medium mixing bowl, combine softened cream cheese with both types of olives, onions and Tabasco sauce; mix thoroughly.

Cover and refrigerate for about 30 minutes to firm for easier handling. Shape cheese mixture into ball.

Roll in chopped fresh parsley until thoroughly coated. Return to refrigerator to chill until serving time.

Serve with assorted crackers. If made day in advance, wrap loosely in waxed paper.

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