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This recipe for Baked Cheese Olives, by Wendy Kroeker, is from The vonNiessen Family Cookbook ,
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1 cup shredded cheese 2 Tbsp butter, softened 1/2 cup flour 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper 24 pimento-stuffed green olives
Preheat oven to 400ºF. In small mixing bowl, combine cheese and butter. Stir flour and cayenne pepper into the mixture. Blend well. Wrap a tablespoon of dough around each olive. Arrange the wrapped olives on a cookie sheet. Bake for 15 minutes or until golden brown.
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