Feta Cheese Snowball with Olive Relish from Town House

feta dip
Town House
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  • Yield: 28 servings
  • Prep: 20 mins

Ingredients

1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
1cup crumbled feta cheese
1/4cup chopped pine nuts or slivered almonds, toasted
3tablespoons finely chopped onion
3/4cup pitted kalamata or other black olives, sliced
3/4cup pitted green olives, sliced
2tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
2tablespoons chopped fresh oregano or 2 teaspoons dried oregano leaves
2tablespoons finely chopped red bell pepper
1tablespoon olive oil
1teaspoon lemon juice
2 garlic cloves, minced
Keebler® Town House® Original crackers

Instructions

  1. In small mixing bowl, beat cream cheese and feta cheese on medium speed of electric mixer until fluffy. Stir in pine nuts or almonds and onion. Using plastic wrap, shape into ball. Wrap. Refrigerate at least 2 hours.
  2. Meanwhile, in small bowl, stir together black olives, green olives, parsley, oregano, bell pepper, oil, lemon juice and garlic.
  3. Place cheese on serving platter. Surround with olive mixture. Serve with crackers.

Note: Soften cream cheese in microwave on HIGH for 15 to 20 seconds.  To toast pine nuts or almonds, spread evenly on baking sheet. Bake at 350F for 5 to 10 minutes or until light golden brown, stirring once or twice.

Recipe used with permission of Town House.

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