Four Holiday Desserts for Cheese Lovers

This collection of holiday desserts is a cheese lover’s dream. All the holiday favorites are here, made even better with Wisconsin cheese— parmesan shortbread cookies, mini mascarpone cheesecakes, cheese fudge and a creamy cocktail with a secret ingredient that might just make you forget all about eggnog.

cranberry mascarpone cheesecake

Cranberry Swirl Mini Mascarpone Cheesecakes – Swirl cranberry sauce into a simple mascarpone cheesecake batter to create these pretty bite-sized treats. We’ll bet you can’t eat just one!

chocolate parmesan shortbread cookies

Chocolate-Dipped Parmesan Shortbread Cookies – Wisconsin parmesan adds a savory touch to buttery shortbread cookies. Dip them in semisweet chocolate for a sophisticated flavor combination that can’t be beat.

cheese fudge

Cheese Fudge – A classic Wisconsin treat, cheese fudge can be easily made at home with five ingredients. Start with Wisconsin cheddar or port wine flavored cold pack cheese spread. Add butter, powdered sugar, cocoa powder and chopped nuts. Chill, slice, enjoy!

tom and jerry cocktail

Tom & Jerry Cocktails – A classic, creamy cocktail with rum, brandy and holiday spices is made even more delightful with Wisconsin mascarpone. Cheers!

Find more cheesy holiday recipes, pairings and tips in the new issue of Grate. Pair. Share.