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Balderson Cheese & Olive Nuggets
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Appetizer - Balderson Cheese & Olive Nuggets

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A tasty look on any serving plate, with cheddar flavour baked right in.

For the Filling

AmountIngredient
1/4 lbShredded Balderson Royal Canadian 2 Year Old Cheddar Cheese125 g
1/4 cupSoftened salted Lactantia butter50 mL
3/4 cupAll-purpose flour175 mL
8ozPimento stuffed olives (1 jar)250g
1 tbspCelery or Poppy seeds15 mL

Preparation

  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Baking Time: 15 minutes
  • Makes about 3 dozen
  • Preheat oven to 400F (200C)
  • Blend shredded Balderson Royal Canadian 2 Year Old Cheddar Cheese with butter, stir in flour and knead well to form dough
  • Drain jar of olives and set on paper towel
  • Mould approximately 1 teaspoonful (5 mL) of dough around each olive. Sprinkle with seeds.
  • Place on ungreased baking sheet and bake for 15 minutes. Serve warm.

Tip: For added Cheddar flavour use Balderson Heritage 5 Year Old Cheddar Cheese