Cheese and cream, whipped, spread over Croutes and garnished with olives makes an ideal appetizer or could also be served as an hors d’oeuvre.
8 oz. cream cheese
4 tablespoons double cream
1 garlic clove, crushed
1 teaspoon paprika
1 small gherkin, very finely chopped
8 stuffed olives, thinly sliced
In a medium-sized mixing bowl, cream the cheese and the double cream together with a wooden spoon. Stir in the garlic, paprika and gherkin. Spread the mixture evenly over the croutes and cut each croutc into 4 slices. Arrange the olive slices over the cheese mixture and place the slices on a serving plate. Serve immediately.