MENU

As served at Jill's 2018 Open House.

A while back, a customer recommended wrapping cheddar shortbread dough around olives. What a great idea!



Yields30 Servings
Prep Time15 minsCook Time13 minsTotal Time28 mins

 2 cups grated cheddar cheese
 ½ cup unsalted butter at room temperature, cubed
 1 cup all purpose flour
 30 olives (we used our Spanish anchovy stuffed olives)

1

Preheat oven to 350 F. Line a baking tray with parchment paper.

2

In a food processor combine the grated cheddar cheese, butter and flour. Pulse until a dough is formed.

3

Take a Tbsp of the dough and form into a ball. Flatten the ball into a circle and place an olive in the centre.

4

Pull the dough around the olive, wrapping it entirely. If needed, pinch the seam pressing with your fingers to enclose.


—  View all recipes  —

ShareTweetSave

Category, CuisineCooking Method

Ingredients

 2 cups grated cheddar cheese
 ½ cup unsalted butter at room temperature, cubed
 1 cup all purpose flour
 30 olives (we used our Spanish anchovy stuffed olives)

Directions

1

Preheat oven to 350 F. Line a baking tray with parchment paper.

2

In a food processor combine the grated cheddar cheese, butter and flour. Pulse until a dough is formed.

3

Take a Tbsp of the dough and form into a ball. Flatten the ball into a circle and place an olive in the centre.

4

Pull the dough around the olive, wrapping it entirely. If needed, pinch the seam pressing with your fingers to enclose.

Cheddar Shortbread Crusted Olives