Ricotta Cheese Cookies

Ingredients: 1 cup butter 2 cups white sugar 2 eggs 455g ricotta cheese 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 4 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 cup milk 1/2 teaspoon butter 1/2 teaspoon shortening 4 cups confectioners’ sugar 1 tablespoon lemon extract 1/2 cup colored candy sprinkles Directions: 1 Preheat oven […]

Feta and Spinach Stuffed Chicken

Ingredients: 4 skinless, boneless chicken breasts 1/2 cup mayonnaise 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese 2 cloves garlic, chopped 1 (10 ounce) package frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained 4 slices bacon Directions: 1 In a medium bowl, mix mayonnaise, spinach, feta cheese, and garlic until well blended. Set aside. 2 Carefully butterfly chicken breasts, making […]

Double Cheese Cheesecake

Ingredients: 675g ricotta cheese 455g cream cheese 1 cup white sugar 6 eggs 6 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1 cup sour cream 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Directions: 1 Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C.) Wrap the outside bottom of a 10 inch springform pan with foil to prevent water seeping in while baking. […]

Chevre Cheese Bruschetta

Ingredients: 1 baguette (about 2 1/2 in. wide and 24 in. long) 5 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 2 pounds firm-ripe tomatoes (see note) 1 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice 1 1/2 teaspoons Dijon mustard 1/4 cup chopped pitted calamata olives 3 tablespoons chopped fresh basil, or 1/3 as much dried basil 2 cloves garlic, peeled […]

Chocolate Chip Cheese Balls

Ingredients: 225g cream cheese, softened 1/2 cup butter, softened 3/4 cup confectioners’ sugar 2 tablespoons brown sugar 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract 3/4 cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips 3/4 cup finely chopped pecans Directions: 1 In a medium bowl, beat together cream cheese and butter until smooth. Mix in confectioners’ sugar, brown sugar and vanilla. Stir […]

Cheddar Cheese Fondue

Ingredients: 2 cups milk 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 2 teaspoons ground dry mustard 1 clove garlic, peeled and crushed 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour 6 cups shredded Cheddar cheese Directions: 1 In a medium saucepan over low heat, mix together milk, Worcestershire sauce, ground dry mustard, garlic and flour. Heat until almost boiling. Gradually stir in […]

Bocconcini Cheese Salad

Ingredients: 500g bocconcini cheese 8 cherry tomatoes cut in half 1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper 1/2 cup chopped celery 1/8 medium head endive – washed, dried and chopped 1/2 cup coarsely chopped arugula or spring greens 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil salt and pepper to taste 2 […]

Blue Cheese Salad Dressing

Ingredients: 75g blue cheese 3 tablespoons buttermilk 3 tablespoons sour cream 2 tablespoons mayonnaise 2 teaspoons white wine vinegar 1/4 teaspoon sugar 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder salt and freshly ground black pepper Directions: 1 In a small bowl, mash blue cheese and buttermilk together with a fork until mixture resembles large-curd cottage cheese. Stir in […]

Roquefort Cheese Ball Recipe

Ingredients: 225g package cream cheese, softened 85g crumbled Roquefort blue cheese 2 tablespoons finely chopped celery 2 tablespoons finely chopped onion 3 drops hot pepper sauce (Tabasco), or to tase 1 pinch cayenne pepper 3/4 cup finely chopped pecans Directions: 1 In a medium bowl, mix together the cream cheese and blue cheese. Blend in […]

Blue Cheese Party Bites

Ingredients: 1 (10 ounce) package refrigerated biscuit dough 1/2 cup butter, melted 150g blue cheese, crumbled Directions: 1 Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Lightly grease a 9-inch pie plate with non-stick cooking spray. 2 Slice each biscuit into quarters, arrange then in the prepared pie plate. Pour melted butter over the […]