Old Fashioned Pounded Cheese

Ok, I have a real problem with Cheez-Whiz. Cheese was not meant to be a high velocity, spray can, cracker topping. It’s just not right. Pounded cheese is as close as I get to a Cheez-Whiz substance. This is an old fashioned recipe that is great served out of a little crock at room temp or can be cooled and formed into a cheeseball. This is such an easy spreadable cheese and the best part it’s made of real cheese!

Pounded Cheese

Old Fashioned Pounded Cheese
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Old Fashioned Pounded Cheese
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  • 8 oz Sharp Cheddar Cheese at room temp
  • 3 oz Butter at room temp
  • 1/8 tsp Cayenne Pepper
  • 1/2 tsp Kosher Salt
  • 1/4 tsp White Pepper
  • 1/4 tsp Onion Powder
  • 1/4 tsp Garlic Powder
  1. Chop the cheese and place in a food processor. Pulse a couple times.
  2. Add the butter and spices. Pulse until it's smooth.
  3. At this point it can be placed in a crock for use or placed in the refrigerator until stiff and rolled into a ball.
Recipe Notes

I love to eat this with candied walnuts or at least toasted walnuts.

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