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Green Olive Tree

Green Olive Tree

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



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

Yield: 1 centerpiece

Nutrition Information: 1 Serving: Calories 65 (Calories from Fat 55 ); Total Fat 6 g (Saturated Fat 1 g); Cholesterol 0mg; Sodium 450 mg; Total Carbohydrate 2 g (Dietary Fiber 1 g); Protein 2 g Percent 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.

Recipe and photo credit: Betty Crocker 2007/TM General Mills


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