Olive-Cheese Bites

Enjoy these baked olive appetizers made using Pillsbury® refrigerated breadsticks - served with a cheesy tomato dip. Ready in just 35 minutes!

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 35 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 24

Ingredients

1
can (11 oz) Pillsbury® refrigerated breadsticks
48
large pimiento-stuffed green olives (from two 10-oz jars), well drained
1
egg, beaten
3
tablespoons sesame seed, if desired
1
cup pasteurized process cheese sauce (from a jar)
3
tablespoons tomato juice
1/8
teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Spray cookie sheets with cooking spray. Remove dough from can; separate into 12 breadsticks. Cut each into 4 pieces; flatten each piece.
  • 2 For each appetizer, place 1 olive in center of each piece of dough. Wrap dough around olive to completely cover, stretching dough to fit if necessary and pressing edges firmly to seal. Dip tops into beaten egg, then into sesame seed; place seam side down on cookie sheets.
  • 3 Bake 11 to 14 minutes or until golden brown.
  • 4 Meanwhile, in 1-quart saucepan, mix cheese sauce, tomato juice and ground red pepper. Cook over low heat 3 to 4 minutes, stirring constantly, until cheese sauce melts and mixture is well blended. Serve as dip with warm appetizers.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    80
    (
    Calories from Fat
    40),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    4 1/2g
    4 1/2%
    (Saturated Fat
    2g,
    2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    15mg
    15%;
    Sodium
    430mg
    430%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    8g
    8%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    2g
    2%
    ),
    Protein
    3g
    3%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    4%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    4%;
    Iron
    2%;
    Exchanges:
    1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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