Warmed Juustoleipa with Strawberry-Rhubarb Jam

Wisconsin Cheese Warmed Juustoleipa with Strawberry-Rhubarb Jam Recipe
Active Time
25 Minutes



Look for the Proudly Wisconsin Badge when shopping for cheese. Any brand of Wisconsin Bread Cheese (Juustoleipa) can be used in this recipe.


  1. Bring the rhubarb, strawberries, sugar and lemon juice to a boil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat, stirring frequently. Reduce heat to low. Simmer, uncovered, for 40-45 minutes or until the fruit has softened and mixture has thickened, stirring occasionally.
  2. Remove from the heat. Cool jam for 10 minutes. Transfer to jars or refrigerator containers. Let stand until cooled to room temperature. 
  3. Warm juustoleipa in a large, nonstick skillet over medium heat for 2-3 minutes on each side or until warmed through. Transfer cheese to a cutting board. Cut juustoleipa into slices. Serve warm with jam and crackers.

Recipe Tips

Store any leftover jam in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.| The strawberry-rhubarb jam also pairs well with Wisconsin aged cheddar, gouda or fontina cheeses.| Your favorite store-bought or homemade jams or preserves could be substituted in this recipe. Warm juustoleipa as directed for a simple, tasty treat.

Cheesemonger Tip

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Do you have questions when shopping for cheese? Ask the cheesemonger! A cheesemonger specializes in the buying and selling of high-quality cheese, usually available in the specialty section of a grocery store or cheese shop. Knowledgeable and passionate, a cheesemonger is a go-to resource for cheese varieties and pairings, proper cheese storage and handling, its cooking applications and cheese brand information.

The rich, buttery flavor of juustoleipa complements both sweet and savory dishes. Try it warmed in an entrée, appetizer or as part of a dessert.

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