Cheesy Jalapeño & Olive Puffs

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In a mixing bowl, beat the butter with an electric mixer for several minutes. Add in the flour, cheese and spices.

Mix for 1 minute, add the Mezzetta® California Hot Sauce and water and mix until combined. Transfer the dough to a piece of plastic wrap and flatten into a disk. Chill in the refrigerator for 1 hour.

Once the dough is chilled, scoop 1 tbsp at a time. Press the dough flat in the palm of your hand. Place a Mezzetta® Jalapeño Stuffed Olive in the center and wrap the dough around the olive and roll into a ball shape. Once wrapped, chill the balls for 10 minutes in the freezer.

In the meantime, preheat your oven to 400°F.

Bake for 20 minutes, or until golden brown. Serve this appetizer warm.