How Cut Cheese Into Cubes

By Zora Hughes

Cubed cheese makes a tasty and attractive-looking appetizer at any party or get-together. It's also easy to use cubed cheese for cooking purposes. Although you can sometimes find cheese already cubed, it's usually more cost-effective if you buy the cheese still in block form and slice it into cubes yourself. To slice a block of cheese, it's best to use a sharp butcher knife that will slice through the cheese cleanly and evenly.


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Step 1

Place the block of cheese on its side on a cutting board.


Step 2

Slice the cheese block in 1/2 inch slices for a small block of cheese and 1 inch slices for a larger block of cheese.


Step 3

Turn the sliced cheese block so that the slices are stacked on top of each other.


Step 4

Cut into the stacked slices of cheese lengthwise using the same size width you used to cut the original slices.


Step 5

Turn and slice across the previous slices and the cheese will fall away into cubes.