is a Scandinavian cheese
made from cow's milk which has a soft spreadable texture providing a semi-sweet taste. The sweetness is derived from caramelizing the milk sugars of the whey
as it is made. It is also known as mysost
. This cheese is very similar to Gjetost
cheese, except that Gjetost is made from a combination of goat and cow's milk or strictly goat's milk ("Ekta Gjestost"). The caramelized cheeses are often served with dark bread or Norwegian flatbread, as a dessert cheese, or as a cheese melted into a variety of food dishes. It is rare and difficult to purchase in the U.S.