Savory Cheese Ball
1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
1 cup (4 ounces) crumbled blue cheese
1/4 cup butter, softened
1 can (4-1/4 ounces) chopped ripe olives
1 tablespoon minced chives
1/4 cup chopped walnuts
In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese, blue cheese and butter until smooth. Stir in olives and chives. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour. Shape cheese mixture into a ball; roll in walnuts. Wrap in plastic wrap; refrigerate for at least 1 hour. Serve with crackers. Makes 2 cups.
To Make Ahead: The cheese ball can be made a day in advance; cover and refrigerate until 20 minutes before serving.