Festive Olive Cheese Ball

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"This is a cheese ball that has olives, butter and garlic in it, and it is rolled in walnuts - we enjoyed it every year at Christmas as children."

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  • add   1 1/2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • add   1 (5 ounce) jar pimento-stuffed green olives, drained and minced
  • add   1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • add   1 cup chopped walnuts
  • add   1/2 cup butter, room temperature


  1. In a medium bowl, stir together the cream cheese and margarine until well blended. Mix in the green olives and garlic powder. Shape into a ball, and roll in chopped walnuts to coat. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes before serving, but preferably overnight. Serve with an assortment of crackers.

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