The Pioneer Woman Tasty Kitchen
Profile Photo

Black Olive and Cream Cheese Penguins

0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep:

Cook:

Level: Easy

System:

20
x

Print Options

Page size Letter 3x5 4x6
Text Size Small Medium Large
Content Include description
Include prep time, etc.
Show image

Description

A fun finger-food and cute addition to any table. You’ll get lots of compliments. Included is an old picture of the penguins and the other fare on ‘food day’ at work. They do make for an adorable display.

Ingredients

  • 20 whole Jumbo Black Olives, Pitted
  • 20 whole Small Black Olives, Pitted
  • 1 package Cream Cheese, Softened
  • 1 whole Carrot, Sliced

Preparation

Cut a slit in the jumbo olive from top to bottom. Carefully fill with cream cheese. (I used to spoon it in, but it took forever – just fill a corner of a heavy duty plastic storage bag with cream cheese and cut off a tip and squeeze, or use cake decorator frosting bags.) As the cream cheese fills the olive, you’ll notice the ‘white’ of his ‘tuxedo’ showing.

Slice the carrots less than 1/4″ thick. Cut out a notch in each of the 20 slices, saving the notches. Set the jumbo olives on the carrot slices, large hole down.

Use the cut out notches from the carrot slices as the beak in the small black olives. If needed, cut a small slit in the olive to better insert it.

Put the small olive on the jumbo olive and attach with a festive toothpick.

If you are really ambitious, you can make little scarves to go around their necks with pimento or roasted tomatoes strips.

4 Comments

You must be logged in to post a comment.

Profile photo of Jody

Jody on 11.6.2009

I made these for New Year’s Eve and they were so cute nobody wanted to eat them! But they taste great on top of being adorable. But beware, they take time…

Profile photo of butterbean

butterbean on 8.14.2009

I’m totally making these at Christmas time!!!!

Profile photo of fruitcake

fruitcake on 8.2.2009

OMGoodness, not those are cute!! Can’t wait to try them!!

Profile photo of

on 7.29.2009

How absolutely adorable!!! It’d be such a fun appetizer for the little ones (and big ones too) at family get-togethers!

No Reviews

You must be logged in to post a review.

Related Recipes

Jalapeno Poppers
Profile Photo by carissa perez in Appetizers
Everyone loves these delicious little poppers!
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 10 Level: Easy


Almond Apricot and Brie Phyllo Cups
Profile Photo by Rachel Hanawalt in Appetizers
Wow your holiday party guests with these perfectly balanced, perfectly delicious,...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 15 Level: Easy


Cinnamon Caramel Candied Almonds
Profile Photo by Rebecca Bertoldi in Appetizers
One of the things I miss eating around the holidays is...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 8 Level: Easy


Biscuits and Gravy Roll Ups
Profile Photo by Chanda | My Farmhouse Table in Appetizers
These slice and bake Biscuits and Gravy Roll Ups are the...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 6 Level: Easy


Cheesy Cranberry Bacon Sliders
Profile Photo by Rachel Hanawalt in Appetizers, Holidays
These festive and flavorful little sliders are the perfect party food...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 8 Level: Easy