Apples and Cinnamon Jack Cheese

Apples and Cinnamon Jack starts with the mild buttery taste of Monterey Jack. Then, it adds flavorful sweet apples and a dash of cinnamon to create a tasty applejack treat. Use it in a breakfast burrito or between two pieces of French toast for a sweet and savory Monte Cristo.

Natural Apple Cinnamon Monterey Jack Cheese

The smooth, creamy texture of mildly sweet Monterey Jack cheese is the perfect palette for creating dynamic flavors. Real apple pieces provide texture and bursts of sweetness, while cinnamon adds a warm, spicy contrast. You’ll taste the perfect combination of sweet and savory in every bite.

Pairings and Complementary Flavors:

Cocktails: Spiked (or sparkling) spiced apple cider, Apple Martini, Cinnamon Whiskey Sour
~ The flavors in a warm spiced apple cider will enhance the apple and cinnamon notes in the cheese.
~ An apple Martini brings out the sweet and fruity notes of our apple cinnamon Monterey Jack cheese, and a traditional whiskey sour infused with cinnamon simple syrup accentuates the cinnamon flavor in the cheese.

Wine: Riesling, Pinot Noir, Sparkling Rosé, Port
~ A slightly sweet Riesling with fruity and floral notes harmonizes with the apple’s sweetness and the cinnamon’s spice.
~ A light to medium-bodied Pinot Noir with red fruit flavors and subtle spice complements the sweet and savory facets.
~ The crisp, refreshing characteristics of a sparkling rosé create a lovely contrast.
~ A Tawny or Ruby Port, with rich and complex flavors, is a wonderful match for the sweet and spicy notes.

Beer: Brown Ale, Amber Ale, pumpkin ale, fruit beer
~ The malt-forward profile of a Brown Ale enhances the sweetness of the apple and cinnamon in the cheese.
~ Amber Ale contrasts with the cheese’s sweet and slightly spicy elements with its caramel and toasty notes. A fruit beer that features apple or other complementary flavors accentuates the apple essence of the cheese. Due to its autumnal spices, a pumpkin ale presents a seasonal and fruit-flavorful pairing.

Accompaniments: Cinnamon crackers, toasted baguettes, fresh fruit, spiced nuts, or honey fig preserves
~ Cinnamon-flavored crackers enhance the spiced accents of the cheese and add a crunchy texture.
~ Toasted baguette slices present a neutral yet crunchy base, allowing the cheese flavors to shine.
~ Apples, grapes, dried apricots, or figs add a delightful layer of dimension, texture, and sweetness, creating a harmonious pairing.
~ Honey fig preserves add a touch of extra sweetness and complement the apple cinnamon flavor of the cheese.

Suggested uses:

  • For use on any cheese platter alongside other cheeses, nuts, dried fruits, or crackers for a sweet and savory dish
  • For autumn-inspired macaroni and cheese, salads, or sandwiches
  • Inside a dessert quesadilla
  • Enjoy it with sliced apples or on an apple turnover for an indulgent and creative dessert option.
  • As a pastry filling