Mom's Festive Olive Dip
  • Cooking Time: 0
  • Servings: 12-15
  • Preparation Time: 5
  • 2 packages of cream cheese (softened)
  • 1 envelope - Good Seasonings Italian Dressing (dry mix)
  • 2 cloves of garlic - crushed
  • 1 jar of green olives - sliced
  1. Combine the softened cream cheese, the dry Italian dressing, and the crushed garlic
  2. Mix until all ingredients are incorporated
  3. Spread on to a platter or plate
  4. Top with sliced olives
  5. Serve with crackers, pita chips, or breadsticks
  6. Variations: use sliced black olives in place of green (suit to tastes)
  7. use half sliced black olives, half sliced green olives
  8. arrange olives in a festive picture (fun with green olives @ holiday)
the recipe is a wonderful, savory dip (perfect for this time of year when we're bombarded with sweets) - super easy, INCREDIBLY delish - it's a wonderful, colorful dish for parties, pot lucks, family dinners/gatherings, etc. My mom first tried this at a dinner for her work - asked around for the recipe - and started making it for family functions - it became a ROCKSTAR on our family party menus (practically overnight)