Semi-Soft Cheese


Semi-soft cheeses range from mild and buttery to pungent, earthy and full-flavored. The texture is creamy with a very light to rich yellow color. Cheese classified as semi-soft when young, like Gouda, will become harder during the aging process.

Examples of Semi-Soft Cheese




Monterey Jack


Featured Semi-Soft Cheese Recipes

Linguine with Arugula, Prosciutto and Gouda Cheese

Prep: 10 minutes • Cook: 15 minutes • Serves: 6 2 tablespoons pine nuts 1 box (1 pound) linguine pasta 1 large lemon 2 tablespoons... >

Chile con Queso

Any chip would be lucky to be a receptacle for this gameday classic. Prep: 10 minutes • Cook: 10 minutes • Makes: about 6 cups>... >

“On The Go” Breakfast Sandwich Cups

Prep: 15 minutes Bake: 15 minutes Serves: 12 Nonstick cooking spray 12 large eggs 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard ½ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon ground black... >