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Gorgonzola-Pear Dip and Olive-Cheese Nuggets

Posted by Peggy on June 25, 2010

Gorgonzola-Pear Dip and Olive Cheese Nuggets
Recipe: Olive-Cheese Nuggets


  • 1 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup softened butter
  • 3/4 cup sifted, white flour
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • Small pimento-stuffed green olives


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Combine cheese and butter. Sift in flour, salt and paprika. Mix to form dough. Shape dough tightly around olives; they should resemble the shape of robin's eggs.
  3. Bake on ungreased cooking sheet, on middle rack of oven, 12 to 15 minutes, or until golden brown. Serve hot or cold.

Time: 30 minutes

Number of servings (yield): 10-12

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Recipe: Gorgonzola-Pear Dip


  • 1/2 cup gorgonzola cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup cream cheese
  • 1 ripe pear, peeled, cored and chopped into 1/4" dice
  • 1/2 cup candied walnuts*, coarsely chopped


With a fork, mash together cream cheese and gorgonzola. Stir in chopped pear and walnuts.

*Debbie purchased the candied walnuts from Trader Joe's.

Time: 15 minutes

Number of servings (yield): apx. 1 1/2 cups; enough for a small bowl

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