Spicy Pancetta & Olive Stuffed Cheese Balls

Author: Canadian Living

These delicious spicy little treats are cute small so you can walk with them at a party.

  • Portion size 10 servings
  • Credits : huntlaw


  • 1 cup grated Cheddar cheese
  • 1 1/4 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup havarti with jalapeños cheese
  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • dash hot sauce
  • 40 med stuffed olives
  • 6 pancetta


Combine all of the ingrediants except the olives and the pancetta. Chill the dough mixture 1/2 hour in the refridgerator. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. While the dough is chilling wrap a small strip of pancetta around each olive. Lay them down with folded over side of pancetta down to hold it in place. Take chilled dough and scoop a teaspoon of the dough and make into a ball in your clean hands then press a hole into the ball with your fingertip. Insert one pancetta wrapped olive and cover the whole. Bake at 375 for 12 - 15 minutes until golden brown.
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Spicy Pancetta & Olive Stuffed Cheese Balls