Juustoa - Finnish " Squeaky" Cheese

READY IN: 1hr 40mins
Recipe by LiisaN

Finnish Squeaky Cheese - when eaten warmed, it squeaks. A favorite in the northern UP/Mich area - and among the Finns. My dad often, would take a cube and drop it in his coffee to heat the cheese. It's very mild.

Top Review by Dave A.

Didnt care for this recipe at all, poor taste and did not gel for me. I found the directions to be very poor on explaining on how to make it.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat milk to 90°F and add sugar, cornstarch, salt and rennet.
  2. Stir, and remove from heat.
  3. Let set until gelled.
  4. When set, cut in x's with a spoon until the consistency of cottage cheese.
  5. After cutting, let settle for another 30 minutes until they mat together at the bottom of pot.
  6. Drain off whey.
  7. Place the curd into a 10x12 cake pan and broil until browned.
  8. Remove and cool enough to flip curd over.
  9. Once you flip it over, you may spread with a little butter and lightly salt.
  10. Broil again, until browned.

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