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Green Olive Tree

Pretend you’re in Italy and do pick the olives off this delicious appetizer tree!

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  • Prep Time 60 min
  • Total Time 4 hr 0 min
  • Servings 1

Ingredients

5
jars (7 ounces each) pitted queen-size green olives, drained
3
cups olive or vegetable oil
1/2
cup shredded orange peel
1/2
cup orange juice
1
cup orange marmalade, melted
1
cone-shaped florists' foam topiary with dowel and base, 8 inches tall
Flowerpot to fit topiary base, about 5 inches in diameter
Rocks to weight flowerpot
Toothpicks
Tissue paper
2
cups honey-roasted peanuts

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LOCATION

Directions

  • 1 Mix olives, oil, orange peel, orange juice and marmalade. Cover and refrigerate 3 to 4 hours to blend flavors.
  • 2 Press topiary base securely in flowerpot (glue if necessary). Fill pot 2/3 full with rocks. Insert toothpicks into topiary cone; place olives on toothpicks.
  • 3 Line top of pot with tissue paper; cover with peanuts.

EXPERT TIPS

Expert Tips

Make several trees of various sizes, using smaller olives for small trees.

Throw a potluck appetizer and dessert party, and set the scene with several Green Olive Trees.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 3 Olives and 1/2 Tablespoon peanuts
Calories
65
(
Calories from Fat
55 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6 g
6 %
(Saturated Fat
1 g,
1 %
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
450 mg
450 %;
Total Carbohydrate
2 g
2 %
(Dietary Fiber
1 g
1 %
),
Protein
2 g
2 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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