Olives Wrapped in Cheese Pastry

9:00 pm on 10 May 2004

Ingredients

  • 750g large stuffed olives
  • 1 ½ cups grated tasty cheddar cheese
  • ½ cup soft butter
  • 1 ½ cups plain flour
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • pinch of thyme
  • pinch of cayenne pepper

Method

Drain the olives and pat dry.

Place the cheese, butter, salt, flour, thyme and cayenne pepper in a food processor and blend. Roll a small amount of the pastry around each olive. Paint with a little beaten egg.

Bake on a buttered tray at 190° C for 20 minutes or until golden brown.

Serve warm (not hot!)

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