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Cheese truffles

Fancy a truffle with your coffee? These ones probably go better with a good glass of wine or a cocktail. Cheese truffles made with «Der scharfe Maxx» are an ultra-sophisticated delicacy.

  • Breakfast and brunch
  • Snacks
  • Aperitif and appetizers


serves 4 Personen
150 g «Der scharfe Maxx»
250 g cream cheese
1 tsp. balsamic (white)
1 tsp. gin
per 40 g pistachios and walnuts, chopped


  1. First, finely grate “Der scharfe Maxx” cheese and stir into the cream cheese.

    Now add 1 tsp. of balsamic vinegar and 1 tsp. gin to the mixture and, with moistened hands, form the mixture into balls.

    Finally, dip half the balls into the chopped pistachios and the other half into the chopped walnuts.

    Bon appétit.

Want to change it up a gear?

Instead of pistachios and walnuts try them with chopped dried apricots and flakes of dessicated coconut. What to pair them with: White port spritzer with tonic and lime.

Cheese types used

Werbegrafik für den Käse «Der scharfe Maxx»
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«Der scharfe Maxx»

In 2003, Studer cheesemakers gave the world a new cheese that didn’t hold with noble restraint. «Der scharfe Maxx» proved to be confident, assertive, and even somewhat cheeky – and, thanks to its refreshing personality, was quickly surrounded by friends. Produced with love, passion, and Swiss raw milk, «Der scharfe Maxx» is a natural, aromatic, and utterly delicious cheese for connoisseurs. Its melt-in-the-mouth texture and extra-tangy taste make this cheese an absolute culinary joy.

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