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Caraway Jack Cheese Log - This vintage recipe from the 1960's is packed with flavor and perfect for any retro themed party! - cupofzest.com

1960's Caraway Jack Cheese Log

Capture some vintage magic with this 1960's Caraway Jack Cheese Log. Creamy, easy to make, and packed with interesting flavors, this appetizer fits in at any party.
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Author: Michelle Ferrand
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 2 hours 20 minutes
Makes: 36 servings


  • 8 oz cream cheese softened
  • cup beer or heavy cream
  • ¾ pound grated jack cheese
  • 1 tablespoon caraway seeds
  • 1 ½ teaspoon seasoned salt
  • ½ cup grated parmesan cheese


  • Using a spatula, stir cream cheese until smooth.
  • Gradually stir in beer or cream.
  • Mix in jack cheese, caraway seeds and seasoned salt. Adding more salt to taste.
  • Sprinkle the parmesan on wax paper (which you have cut to at least 14” long) and evenly spoon cheese mixture onto parmesan. Using your hands or the back of your spatula shape cheese into a log about 12 inches long. Press cheese into the outside of the log and roll up into the parchment.
  • Chill until firm, about 2 hours.
  • Serve with crackers and veggies.
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Recipe from The Sunset Appetizer Book