Holiday Cheese & Olive Appetizer

Friday, December 14th 2007, 1:03 pm
By: News On 6

Thursday, January 01, 2004
Appetizers-Side Dish/Holiday Fare
8 cups.
8 oz. pkg. Sharp Cheddar cheese, cut into 1/2- inch cubes
8 oz. pkg. Monterrey Jack cheese, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
1 cup black olives, pitted
5 oz. jar pimento-stuffed olives, drained
4 oz. can whole mushrooms, drained
7 oz. jar golden Greek peppers, drained and cut into 1/2-inch pieces
8 oz. bottle Italian salad dressing
1 pkg. (.4 oz. size) buttermilk salad dressing mix

Place the first 6 ingredients in a large bowl. Meanwhile, combine the Italian salad dressing with the package of buttermilk salad dressing mix in a jar.
Cover tightly and shake vigorously. Pour dressing over cheese and olive mixture. Cover and chill for 8 hours or overnight. Drain mixture and serve with wooden picks. Yield: 8 cups.
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