Wednesday, December 26, 2012

The New Year and Olive Feta Cheese Ball

 Okay, Christmas is over.
Now it's time to focus on bringing in the New Year.
You are going to want to produce some of the best 
finger foods
and appetizers...
Here is a cheese ball that I created just for that purpose.
Olives and feta go hand-in-hand, correct?
That's what I thought....
So, I put together this olive and feta cheese ball.
But I didn't leave it at just olives and feta,
I also rolled it in real bacon....
BACON!! 
Everything is better with bacon, right?
And the bacon along with the salty olive and feta is perfect.
This is awesome smeared on your favorite cracker.
I served mine with bagel chips.
Yum, yum, yummmmy!
The crackers shown above are Ritz Garden Vegetable.
Olive Feta Cheese Ball

2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, soft
2 TBS mayonnaise
2 tsp. lemon juice
1 (8 ounce) package crumbled feta cheese (your choice of flavors)
1/2 c. minced onion
1 c. chopped green olives
1 package Real Bacon pieces

In a medium bowl, blend cream cheese, mayonnaise and lemon juice. Mix in feta cheese crumbles, onion, and olives (I used my Kitchen Aid mixer with the whip attachment). Once everything is mixed together, form into a ball shape. Cover and chill in refrigerator for about 3 hours. Remove from fridge and roll in real bacon pieces (I purchased the real bacon in the dressing isle).

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This recipe is linked to:
Foodie Friends Friday

3 comments:

  1. My daughter and I love cheeseballs! This one sounds really good!

    Thanks for sharing.

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  2. Yep - we love Feta cheese with Olive oil :)
    This ball is great for dinner-parties
    (For us without the bacon!)

    Have a wonderful New Year Angie

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  3. Great choices, Angie! Feta and olives are a natural combo! Thanks for sharing with us at Foodie Friends Friday!

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