Emmenthaler Appetizer

Emmenthaler Appetizer

Emmenthaler Appetizer!

Emmenthaler appetizer with salt and pepper is easy to prepare. Just cut the cheese in cubes and stick them into a grapefruit covered with aluminum foil.

Ingredients for Emmenthaler Appetizer:

  • 500 g (2.1 cups or 17.6 ounces) Emmenthaler cheese (Swiss Cheese)
  • 1 heaping tablespoon of salt
  • 1 heaping tablespoon of pepper
  • 1 large white radish

Preparation of Emmenthaler Appetizer:

Cut the cheese in small cubes and the white radish into slices not too thick. Place the radish slices on a serving plate and add the cheese cubes. Mix salt and pepper in a small bowl.  Provide toothpicks so your guests can pick up the cheese with the radish and dip it in the salt and pepper mix. Ready to eat. 


  • Toothpicks in German OR Bavarian colors OR both
  • Grapefruit covered in aluminum foil
  • Various colored grapes

First, wrap a grapefruit in aluminum. Secondly, stick a cheese cube and a grape (lengthwise) onto each colored toothpick. Stick the toothpicks into the foil-wrapped grapefruit in a circular fashion. Add flags if you have them (see picture). Place the bowl with the salt and pepper mix on the table. When your guests are ready to eat, they can enjoy the skewers from the grapefruit by dipping them in the salt and pepper mix. The finished grapefruit decoration makes a great eye-catching, mouth-watering centerpiece. Serve also with Homemade Pretzels at your Oktoberfest Party.