Jarlsberg Cheese Easter Recipes


Jarlsberg® Corn Muffins


½ cup Jarlsberg® Cheese

2 eggs

1 cup milk

1 cup flour

1 tablespoon sugar

1 1/3 cups of cornmeal

3 teaspoons baking powder

Dash of salt

4 tablespoons softened butter


Nut Pesto


1 tablespoon

Chopped fresh parsley (1/4 cup)

5 tablespoons olive oil

1 clove garlic

½ cup chopped walnuts

½ cup chopped cashew nuts


Cooking Instructions

Preheat oven to 425 F. Whisk together eggs and milk. In a separate bowl, mix flour, butter, baking powder and sugar. Combine all ingredients and stir well. Spoon into paper muffin cups. Cut the Jarlsberg® cheese and press down into the center of the mixture in each muffin cup. Bake for 15 minutes. Serve the muffins with the Nut Pesto and enjoy!


Jarlsberg® Croquettes


4 ounces Jarlsberg® Cheese

3 tablespoons flour

1/3 teaspoon cinnamon

4 cups oil

10 ounces canned tomatoes

6 tablespoons bread crumbs

Salt and Pepper

Teaspoon of sugar

One clove of garlic

10 gelatin leaves

2 tablespoons flour

2 tablespoons butter

3 cups milk

4 ounces any style ham (cooked)

2 tablespoons chopped shallots

½ cup chopped parsley

2 eggs

1 teaspoon curry


Cooking Instructions

Tomato Sauce

Cook tomato sauce and set aside, using fresh garlic and tomatoes. Simmer garlic and tomatoes for 20 minutes, adding salt and pepper to taste.


Grate the Jarlsberg® Cheese and dice up the ham. Soak the gelatin leaves in cold water for 5 minutes.  Make a white sauce with butter and flour, cooking for about 3 minutes on low heat, and then slowly add in milk. Thicken, by cooking about 5 minutes.

Squeeze the soaked gelatin leaves and then add to the sauce. Stir until smooth. Add the ham, shallots and parsley.

Pour the entire mixture into a 1 inch high dish or pan and let sit to cool, about 30 minutes. Then, cut into about 40 slices.

Set up your assembly line of: eggs, flour and bread crumbs. Dip the pieces and then fry in the oil. If you would like an even crispier treat, dip again and refry. Enjoy!

For more information visit www.jarlsberg.com

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