Cheese and Olive Bites

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by Jewelies

Tasty cheese and olives bites - great with a glass of wine :)

Top Review by kymgerberich

Really really good!! The pepper flakes add just the right amount of zing and how can you go wrong with olives and cheese????? Thanks Jewelies!!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 cup flour
  • 100 g butter, cold and cubed
  • 150 g tasty cheese, grated
  • 60 g parmesan cheese, grated
  • 12 teaspoon dried chili pepper flakes
  • 14 cup black olives, stoned and chopped
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 tablespoon water, more if necessary


  1. Into food processor mix flour and butter, process until fine breadcrumbs.
  2. Next add cheeses and chilli, pulse briefly.
  3. Add olives, egg yolk and water.
  4. Pulse until mix forms large clumps which sticks together when pressed with fingers.
  5. Add a little more water if necessary.
  6. Roll out onto a floured surface into 2 logs.
  7. Wrap logs in glad wrap – place in fridge for 1 hour, as it is easier to slice.
  8. Cut into slices when required and bake at 180C, approx 10 minutes, until golden.
  9. Can freeze the logs.

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