Cream Cheese-and-Olive Pecan Bites

Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Marian Cooper Cairns
These little cream cheese-filled pecan bites are the perfect combination of creamy and crunchy. You'll have a hard time stopping with just one bite.

Yield:

Makes 40 appetizers

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Ingredients

3 ounces cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup finely chopped pimiento-stuffed Spanish olives
1 tablespoon chopped fresh chives
1/4 teaspoon pepper
80 large toasted pecan halves

Preparation

Stir together cream cheese, olives, chives, and pepper. Spread onto 40 large toasted pecan halves; top with 40 large toasted pecan halves, forming sandwiches.

Note:

November 2009