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Block cheese that has been shredded
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How To Freeze Shredded Cheese

This method will help your cheese last longer! You can shred your cheese and freeze it without it sticking together by using cornstarch.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time0 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Other
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Can you freeze cheese
Servings: 16 servings
Calories: 116kcal
Author: Erica Walker



  • Shred cheddar cheese and place in plastic freezer bag (such as Ziplock)
    Block of cheddar cheese that has been shredded
  • Add 1 tablespoon of cornstarch per pound of cheese to bag.
    Seal bag and shake until cornstarch evenly covers all of the cheese shreds.
    Press air our of the bag and re-seal tightly. To reduce freezer burn you may double bag.
    Shredded cheddar cheese for freezing
  • Freeze cheese for up to 2 months without losing quality. Cheese that has been frozen is best for melting into soups, casseroles, or pastas.
    Bowl of shredded cheddar cheese dusted with cornstarch



Calories: 116kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 30mg | Sodium: 176mg | Potassium: 28mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 284IU | Calcium: 204mg | Iron: 1mg