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Cheddar Olive Cheese Appetizers

Prep time 15 mins
Cook time 30 mins
Yield

6 servings

The perfect party appetizer, these easy-to-make Cheddar olive pops bake up in under 15 minutes for a bite of cream Cheddar cheese and salty olives.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup Crystal Farms Wisconsin Original Cream Cheese Box
  • 1/2 cup Crystal Farms Shredded Cheddar Cheese
  • 1/2 cup roasted red pepper, diced
  • 1/4 cup caramelized onions, diced
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon Mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 28 large green olives, pitted, halved
  • Recommended Crystal Farms Products Substitution: Crystal Farms Wisconsin Sharp Cheddar Cheese

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 425º F.

  2. Roast olives for 10 minutes. Cool under refrigeration for 1 hour or until completely chilled.

  3. In a mixing bowl, mix the cream cheese until softened.

  4. Add the shredded Cheddar cheese, red pepper, caramelized onion, mustard and black pepper, and continue to mix until all of the ingredients are incorporated.

  5. Place 1/2 tablespoon onto each half olive.

  6. Serve.