Edible serving ware has the ability to elevate any dish from “that was fine” to “Hell yeah!”: soup that comes in a bread bowl, vodka inside a watermelon shot glass, ice cream served in a chocolate bowl. These parmesan cups let you eat your spaghetti dinner with your fingers while still feeling moderately fancy. Best of all: they take just 15 minutes to make. Cook them up with this incredibly simple and delicious cacio e pepe recipe as a main course and have yourself the best Italian date night ever.

Parmesan Cups

  • Prep Time:5 minutes
  • Cook Time:10 minutes
  • Total Time:15 minutes
  • Servings:20 servings
  • Easy


  • 2 cup Parmesan cheese, shredded
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  • Step 1

    Cover a baking sheet with parchment paper and form flat, round circles of cheese the size of your palm.

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  • Step 2

    Bake at 375°F for 8-10 minutes, until cheese is bubbly.

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  • Step 3

    Working quickly, cut out each cheese circle from the parchment paper and flip upside-down into a muffin tray to cool.

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  • Step 4

    Once cool, fill parmesan cups with pasta or salad and enjoy.

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