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Olive Cheeseball

This Olive Cheeseball is insanely good!  It is absolutely perfect for bringing to parties and having at get togethers!  This cheeseball recipe with cream cheese has the delicious flavors of olives, mozzarella, parmesan, garlic, and a little kick of spice. 
Prep Time20 mins
Servings: 20 people
Author: Lisa Longley


For Cheeseball

  • 16 oz cream cheese room temperature
  • 1/4 cup green olives chopped small
  • 1/2 cup black olives chopped small
  • 1 cup mozzarella shredded
  • 1/2 cup parmesan cheese
  • 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 tsp garlic salt
  • 1/4 - 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes optional
  • 2 green onions chopped small

For Coating

  • 1/4 cup green olives chopped small
  • 2 TBSPs parsley chopped small
  • 1/4 cup pecans chopped small
  • 1 TBSP parmesan cheese


  • In a large bowl mix together the ingredients for the cheeseball, add the red pepper flakes last and deciding how much you want to add after tasting it.
  • Spread out a large piece of saran wrap.  Place the mixture into the middle of it and and then using the saran wrap form it into a ball. Chill for 8 hours.
  • Before serving, remove the saran wrap then coat the cheeseball with the olives, parsley, and pecans.  Finally coat it with the parmesan.