Food Hussy Recipe: Jarlsberg Cheese Dip (+ what to do with leftover dip!)

Jarlsberg Dip is a staple around Cincinnati - it's one of the best selling dips at Kroger and people love it! I never realized just how easy it is to make

Jarlsberg Dip is a classic dip that is great for holiday get-togethers as well as game day parties! The Jarlsberg cheese has so much delicious flavor - that the rest of the ingredients just make it creamy and a perfect compliment to pita crackers.


If you're not familiar Jarlsberg is actually a Norwegian cheese - it was made by Swiss cheesemakers who then moved to Norway - which is why most people think it's Swiss cheese. It's very similar. Jarlsberg Dip is a dip made of shredded cheese, mayo and seasonings. 

Jarlsberg Dip is a classic dip that is great for holiday get-togethers as well as game day parties! The Jarlsberg cheese has so much delicious flavor - that the rest of the ingredients just make it creamy and a perfect compliment to pita crackers.

How do you make Jarlsberg Dip? What's in Kroger's Jarlsberg Cheese Dip? 

The ingredients are simple: shredded Jarlsberg cheese, mayonnaise, red onion, a little milk and a little lemon juice. Stir and you're done! Be sure to make it ahead of time so the flavors have time to meld in the fridge. The lemon juice is just a touch but makes a big difference. 

Can you freeze Jarlsberg Dip? 

I wouldn't - I just don't think a dip mainly consisting of dairy would freeze well. It only takes a few minutes to make and I have great ideas for any leftovers!

Jarlsberg Dip is a classic dip that is great for holiday get-togethers as well as game day parties! The Jarlsberg cheese has so much delicious flavor - that the rest of the ingredients just make it creamy and a perfect compliment to pita crackers.

What do you serve with Jarlsberg Cheese Dip with red onions? 

I chose some simple pita crackers for these because Jarlsberg is a strong flavor - so you want to use a pretty plain cracker for it. I've also got some fun ideas for what to use any extra dip.  

Can I use something instead of Jarlsberg Cheese? 

Jarlsberg is pretty readily available - you can even buy Jarlsberg Cheese on Amazon - but if you're struggling to find it - you can substitute Swiss cheese in a pinch. 


Jarlsberg Dip is a classic dip that is great for holiday get-togethers as well as game day parties! The Jarlsberg cheese has so much delicious flavor - that the rest of the ingredients just make it creamy and a perfect compliment to pita crackers.

What can you make with leftover Jarlsberg Dip? 

So we always end up with leftover dip - and what do you do with it? Here are a couple of ideas that I've used with this and Spinach Artichoke Dip - it really works!

  • My favorite thing to do with Jarlsberg Dip is to make cheesy potato casserole with it! 
  • Heat leftover Jarlsberg Dip in a skillet and add a little cream - then toss with cooked pasta and you've got a delicious pasta sauce! 
  • Take a chicken breast or a piece of salmon and top the whole filet with the leftover dip - then bake! 


Jarlsberg Cheese Dip

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prep time: 10 Mcook time: total time: 10 M
Jarlsberg Dip is a classic dip that is great for holiday get-togethers as well as game day parties! The Jarlsberg cheese has so much delicious flavor - that the rest of the ingredients just make it creamy and a perfect compliment to pita crackers.

ingredients:

  • 2 cups Jarlsberg cheese, shredded
  • 3/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup red onion, diced

instructions:

How to cook Jarlsberg Cheese Dip

  1. Gently combine all ingredients.
  2. Refrigerate for 2-hours before serving.
  3. Serve with crackers.

NOTES:

- Heat in a skillet and add a little cream - then toss with cooked pasta and you've got a delicious pasta sauce! - Take a chicken breast or nice piece of salmon and top the whole filet with the leftover dip - then bake!
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