Colby Jack

Colby-Jack, or Cojack, is a cheese produced from a mixture of Colby and Monterey Jack cheeses. It is generally sold in a full-moon or a half-moon shape when it is still young and mild in flavor.[1] The cheese has a semi-hard texture. The flavor of Colby-Jack is mild to mellow.[2] The cheese is high in calcium and high in saturated fat.[3]


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Colby-Jack is commonly used on cheese trays, in salads, sandwiches, casseroles, soups, and sauces.[4] Colby-Jack is a popular cheese because of its versatile flavor.

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Colby-Jack has a shiny orange and white marbled look to it.[5] Colby-Jack is a semi hard cheese with a softness comparable to that of Mozzarella. Colby-jack is of the mold species.

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Colby Jack Usually sold young gains its characterization from its ratios of Colby and Monterrey Jack. It is noted as having a range from mild to sharp and non-spicy to spicy flavor. Colby-Jack contains 110 calories in 1 oz (28.0 g) of cheese.