Thursday, April 30, 2015

Tillamook Cheese Truffles

Total Time: 55 mins Preparation Time: 45 mins Cook Time: 10 mins


  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons shallots, minced
  • salt, pinch
  • 1 cup monterey jack cheese, broken into chunks
  • 1 cup extra sharp cheddar cheese, broken into chunks
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons brandy
  • 1 tablespoon celery, finely minced
  • cayenne, pinch
  • 1/4 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1 tablespoon parsley, minced


  • 1 heat oil in small frying pan over medium heat. add shallots and salt and saute until soft. set aside to cool.
  • 2 place cheeses, butter and brandy in bowl of food processor. pulse until mixture is smooth.
  • 3 transfer mixture to medium bowl and stir in shallots, celery and cayenne. chill in refrigerator for 1/2 hour. in a separate bowl combine bread crumbs and parsley. form cheese mixture into teaspoon sized balls and roll in bread crumb mixture. serve at room temperature.

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