Blazing Monster Eyes

READY IN: 42mins
Recipe by Alia55

A great halloween dish for the kids.

Top Review by MaryMc

These were pretty tasty! They would have looked more like eyeballs if I'd used bigger olives--I had to slit these to fit the pepperoni in there (I used Oberto Cocktail Pepperoni sticks, the skinniest I could find). Next time I'll look for really huge olives! I also had to add a tablespoon of water to the dough to get it to hold together. They were definitely better right out of the oven.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F.
  2. In a medium bowl beat the butter until very soft and smooth.
  3. Add the paprika and cayenne and blend.
  4. Add the cheeses and mix well.
  5. Stir in the flour.
  6. Take an olive and insert the chunk of pepperoni.
  7. With your fingers wrap about 1 1/2 teaspoons of dough around the olive, leaving a small part of it outside the dough to form an iris on the eye.
  8. Roll the mixture into a smooth ball and place one inch apart on an ungreased baking sheet.
  9. Bake until the cheddar pastry is firm and crispy, but not browned (about 12 minutes).
  10. Serve hot or cold.

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