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These came out so cute that everyone said they felt bad eating them. To speed up and ease prep time I used flavored onion/chive cream cheese instead of taking the time to mix filling ingredients. I also cut very thin strips of roasted red pepper to ad little scarves. Tip= allow cream cheese to become very soft before piping, it will be cleaner and easier but once filled, refridgerate filled olives prior to assemble to firm up cream cheese. This will make assembly much easier. Pat roasted pepper strips dry w/ paper towel for easier handling.

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Foofoo Sullivan December 22, 2009

I've made these a few times and they are always a big hit with guests! I used a little dry ranch dressing mix, that I added to the cream cheese instead of the onion and horseradish. These are so much fun to make and eat! I added my photo to the collection! =)

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LILLIANCOOKS January 02, 2011

How Adorable! I'm going to make these everytime there's a party! They looked so cute and impeccable in their little scarves! Thanks for the recipe, GlueStick! p.s.-Like The NicName...:)

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~*~*~Kit Kat Bar~*~*~ October 16, 2002

As I found these I new that they will be on my table as well.
Thanks a lot, they come out very cute!

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awalde January 01, 2012

My daughter & I made this for Christmas dinner. They were fun & time consuming but worth it! They tasted yummy. Thanks!

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ct in ut April 21, 2011

Fantastic! My husband loves olives, so I thought I'd surprise him with an army of penguins marching out of the fridge! I too used strips of roasted red peppers as scarves - and added a red pepper with a small dollop of cream cheese on the top to make a santa hat. Very novel appetizer!

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Marilla R December 22, 2010

They were the hit on our party last weekend. Everybody commented them and they were gone pretty soon. We used plain cream cheese with horseradish as a filling at it tasted really good. Thanks for sharing this great recipe!

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Kola November 21, 2010

I took this to a Red Hat meeting, and everyone loved them. Easy, and I didn't bother with the spices -- just used the cream cheese straight from the box.

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tracytrebilcox February 27, 2010

Yep, for the comments alone I give you 10 stars! I could only find the small canned black olives so it was very hands on time consuming but the end result was very well worth every minute! I used Philadelphia light chive cheese for ease and they took pictures and commented the whole time saying "here goes another Happy Feet down the hatch"!! I think this will find its way onto alot of Belgian appetizer platters!!

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Taylor in Belgium January 01, 2010

So cute&yummy! I made these to surround the Olive Christmas Tree (found on Zaar), and everyone adored them! They are super easy to put together, especially when you flake out and use the garlic&chive cream cheese already made ;]

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Barbell Bunny December 26, 2009
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