Cream Cheese and Olive Pecan Bites

A twist on the popular cheese ball.  These Cream Cheese and Olive Pecan Bites recipe can be made into a small cheese ball but I love the presentation of the stuffed pecan halves.  These appetizers are super easy to make and pack a punch of flavor.  Perfect for entertaining at your home or to take to the office party.

Cream Cheese and Olive Pecan Bites - Lady Behind The Curtain

Your guests will love the salty flavor of the olives, the creamy texture of the cream cheese and the crunch of the pecans.  PERFECTION!!!  :)

Cream Cheese and Olive Pecan Bites - Lady Behind The Curtain

Cream Cheese and Olive Pecan Bites

Prep Time: 30 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 40 minutes

Yield: 40 Appetizers

Cream Cheese and Olive Pecan Bites

Ingredients

  • 80 large pecans
  • 3 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped pimiento stuffed Spanish olives
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh chives
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Bake pecans in a single layer in a shallow pan 8 to 10 minutes or until toasted and fragrant, stirring halfway through.
  3. Stir together cream cheese , chopped olives, chives and pepper.
  4. Spread onto 1 side of 40 pecans; top with remaining pecans, forming a sandwich.

Notes

This recipe is from Lady Behind The Curtain

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