White Cheddar Olive Poppers
Preheat oven to 400 degrees
Make approximately 36
- 1 Cup (4 oz) white cheddar cheese, finely grated - can use any hard cheese
- 2 T. Butter, softened
- 1/2 Cup Flour
- 1 Dash Cayenne Pepper
- 36 Small Green Olives with the pimentos in the centers, drained and dried really well
Use a food processor to make the dough.
Add the grated cheese, butter, flour and cayenne pepper.
Pulse until the dough forms a ball.
Use about a heaping teaspoon of dough for each popper.
Flatten each piece of dough and place the dried olive in the center then form the dough around the olive and roll quickly in your hand to form a ball.
Repeat until all dough is gone.
Place onto a cookie sheet that is ungreased and about an inch apart. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes. Let cool for a couple minutes and enjoy.