Festive Olive Cheese Ball

Festive Olive Cheese Ball 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.


Original recipe yields 16 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

Ingredient Checklist

Time Details

    PREP : 10 mins

    COOK : 30 mins

    TOTAL : 40 mins

    SERVING : 16

    YIELD : 16 servings

Instructions Checklist
  • 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.


Per Serving: 159 calories; protein 2.4g; carbohydrates 1.8g; fat 16.5g; cholesterol 30.7mg; sodium 263.3mg.