Baked Cheese Olives


Rich cheese dough surrounds a savory olive in these hot cheese olives that make a great pick-up appetizer or snack. You can freeze the unbaked, dough-wrapped olives and bake them right out of the freezer, extending the baking time by a few minutes.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
24 cheese olives


  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese

  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened

  • ½ cup all-purpose flour

  • teaspoon cayenne pepper

  • 24 pimento-stuffed green olives


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).

  2. Combine Cheddar cheese and butter in a mixing bowl. Stir flour and cayenne pepper into cheese mixture; blend well.

  3. Wrap 1 tablespoon dough around each green olive. Arrange wrapped olives on a cookie sheet.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven until golden brown, about 15 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

110 Calories
8g Fat
6g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 110
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 10%
Saturated Fat 4g 22%
Cholesterol 20mg 7%
Sodium 317mg 14%
Total Carbohydrate 6g 2%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 0g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 1mg 7%
Calcium 98mg 8%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 28mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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