Venezuelan Cheese Finger Food Recipe with Feta

Cheese Finger Food

Venezuelan Cheese Finger Food Recipe with Feta
Region / culture: Venezuela | Preparation time: 30 minutes | Cooking time: 20 minutes | Servings: 6


Cheese Finger Food
Cheese Finger Food

Cheese finger food is a delicious and easy-to-make appetizer that is perfect for parties or gatherings. These cheesy treats are sure to be a hit with both kids and adults alike.


The origins of cheese finger food are not entirely clear, but it is believed to have originated in the Mediterranean region. This simple yet tasty recipe has been passed down through generations and is a popular choice for entertaining guests.


How to prepare

  1. In a bowl, combine the flour, oil, egg, salt, and sugar. While kneading, gradually add a tablespoon or two of water.
  2. Cut the cheese into strips, shaping them like fingers.
  3. Take the dough and form it into balls slightly larger than your fist. Roll them out.
  4. Wrap the cheese "fingers" with the dough strips.


  • Try using different types of cheese, such as cheddar or mozzarella, for a different flavor.
  • Add chopped olives or sun-dried tomatoes to the dough for a Mediterranean twist.

Cooking Tips & Tricks

Make sure to use very firm feta cheese for this recipe to ensure that the cheese holds its shape when wrapped in the dough.

- Be careful not to over-knead the dough, as this can result in a tough texture.

- You can customize this recipe by adding herbs or spices to the dough for extra flavor.

Serving Suggestions

Serve cheese finger food with a side of marinara sauce or tzatziki for dipping.

Cooking Techniques

Bake the cheese finger food in a preheated oven at 350°F for 20-25 minutes, or until golden brown.

Ingredient Substitutions

If you don't have feta cheese, you can use another firm cheese such as halloumi or paneer.

Make Ahead Tips

You can prepare the cheese finger food ahead of time and store them in the refrigerator until ready to bake.

Presentation Ideas

Arrange the cheese finger food on a platter with fresh herbs or cherry tomatoes for a colorful presentation.

Pairing Recommendations

Serve cheese finger food with a crisp white wine or a cold beer for a delicious pairing.

Storage and Reheating Instructions

Store any leftover cheese finger food in an airtight container in the refrigerator. Reheat in the oven at 350°F for 5-10 minutes before serving.

Nutrition Information

Calories per serving

Each serving of cheese finger food contains approximately 250 calories.


Each serving of cheese finger food contains approximately 20 grams of carbohydrates.


Each serving of cheese finger food contains approximately 15 grams of fat.


Each serving of cheese finger food contains approximately 10 grams of protein.

Vitamins and minerals

Cheese finger food is a good source of calcium, which is important for strong bones and teeth.


This recipe contains dairy (feta cheese) and eggs.


Cheese finger food is a tasty appetizer that is relatively high in fat and calories, so it should be enjoyed in moderation as part of a balanced diet.


Cheese finger food is a simple and tasty appetizer that is perfect for any occasion. With a few basic ingredients and some creative twists, you can create a delicious snack that will impress your guests. Enjoy!

How did I get this recipe?

I can't forget the moment I stumbled upon this recipe for Cheese Finger Food. It was a sunny day in the middle of summer, and I was visiting my dear friend Martha in her cozy little cottage by the sea. Martha was always known for her delicious and inventive recipes, so I was eager to see what she had in store for me that day.

As soon as I walked into her kitchen, I was greeted by the most enticing aroma of melted cheese and herbs. Martha was standing at the stove, a mischievous twinkle in her eye as she stirred a bubbling pot of cheese and spices. "You're just in time," she said with a grin. "I'm making my famous Cheese Finger Food for our afternoon snack."

I watched in awe as Martha expertly poured the cheesy mixture onto a baking sheet, spreading it out into a thin layer. She then sprinkled it with a generous amount of grated Parmesan cheese and popped it into the oven. The smell that wafted through the kitchen was heavenly, and I couldn't wait to taste the finished product.

As we sat down at the table to enjoy our snack, Martha told me the story behind the recipe. She explained that she had learned it from an old friend of hers who had spent years traveling the world and collecting recipes from different cultures. This particular recipe for Cheese Finger Food was a traditional dish from Italy, originally made with a type of cheese that was only found in the Italian countryside.

Over the years, Martha had put her own spin on the recipe, adding her favorite herbs and spices to create a more flavorful and unique dish. She had even started using a blend of different cheeses to give it a richer and creamier texture.

I took a bite of the Cheese Finger Food and was instantly transported to a small village in Italy, surrounded by rolling hills and vineyards. The cheese was perfectly melted and gooey, with a hint of garlic and herbs that added a delicious kick. I couldn't believe how simple yet delicious this recipe was, and I knew that I had to learn how to make it myself.

After finishing our snack, Martha generously shared the recipe with me, writing it down on a piece of parchment paper. She explained each step in detail, from the type of cheese to use to the exact measurements of each ingredient. I was so grateful for her generosity, and I promised to cherish this recipe and pass it down to future generations.

Back home in my own kitchen, I gathered all the ingredients I needed to make the Cheese Finger Food. I carefully followed Martha's instructions, melting the cheese and adding in the herbs and spices. As the cheese mixture bubbled and sizzled on the stove, I couldn't help but smile, thinking of Martha and the wonderful memories we had shared that day.

Finally, I poured the melted cheese onto a baking sheet and sprinkled it with Parmesan cheese. I watched with anticipation as it baked in the oven, filling my kitchen with the same mouthwatering aroma that had filled Martha's kitchen that day.

When the Cheese Finger Food was ready, I took a bite and closed my eyes, savoring the flavors that danced on my taste buds. It was just as delicious as I remembered, bringing back memories of that sunny day by the sea and my dear friend Martha.

As I enjoyed my Cheese Finger Food, I couldn't help but feel grateful for the wonderful friendships and memories that food had brought into my life. It was more than just a recipe – it was a reminder of the joy and connection that sharing a meal with loved ones can bring.

And so, I will always treasure this recipe for Cheese Finger Food, not just for its delicious taste, but for the memories and friendships that it holds. It will forever remind me of Martha and our wonderful day together, and I will continue to share it with my family and friends for years to come.


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