Marinated Cheese Recipe

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The holiday season is all about delicious food and joyful gatherings. If you’re looking to impress your guests with a simple yet sophisticated appetizer, try my delightful Marinated Cheese recipe. It’s easy to make, bursting with flavors and adds a touch of elegance to any holiday spread.

marinated cheese recipe


  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 cup white vinegar
  • 1-2 oz jar chopped pimento (drained)
  • 3 tbsp fresh chopped parsley
  • 3 tbsp green onion
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 3/4 tsp dried basil
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 block sharp cheddar cheese
  • 8 oz block cream cheese


  • Combine the first 10 ingredients – mix well, cover, & set aside.
  • Prepare cheeses into 1″x1″ squares – alternate stacking them on your preferred dish.
  • Pour marinade over the cheese, cover, & refrigerate for 6-8 hours.
  • Serve with your favorite cracker or bread.

& there you have it! This Marinated Cheese recipe is a simple yet elegant addition to your holiday menu. With its rich flavors and festive presentation, it’s sure to be a crowd-pleaser. Enjoy the warmth of the season with good company and delicious bites of marinated cheese. Happy holidays!

XO, Ashley

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