Rating: 4 stars
13 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 8
  • 4 star values: 2
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 2
  • 13 Ratings

This popular standby -- a combo of cream cheese, blue cheese, ripe olives, and walnuts -- is a terrific appetizer to serve at get-togethers any time of year.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Recipe Summary

prep:
45 mins
chill:
4 hrs
stand:
15 mins
total:
5 hrs
Servings:
48
Yield:
3 cups
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Place cream cheese, blue cheese, and butter or margarine in a large bowl; let stand until room temperature. Beat cheeses and butter with electric mixer on low speed until smooth. Stir in olives and chives. Cover and chill for at least 4 hours or up to 24 hours.

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  • Shape mixture into a ball; cover and chill until serving time. To serve, roll in nuts. Let stand for 15 minutes. If desired, garnish with parsley. Serve with assorted crackers or apple slices. Makes 3 cups (forty-eight 1-tablespoon servings).

Tips

Prepare cheeseball, except do not roll in nuts; cover and chill up to 24 hours before rolling in nuts and serving.

Nutrition Facts

50 calories; fat 5g; cholesterol 11mg; saturated fat 3g; carbohydrates 1g; protein 2g; vitamin a 41.2RE; sodium 106mg; calcium 30.3mg; iron 0.2mg.
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