Blue Cheese Dip or Spread

Blue Cheese Dip or Spread
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    5 mins
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This is an easy and versatile blue cheese dip or spread. the dip is perfect for Buffalo wings, chicken strips, and vegetable dippers. As a spread, the mixture is an excellent condiment for burgers or fried chicken sandwiches or as a spread for crackers. Double the spread mixture for a crowd.

Top the dip off with chopped green onion tops, finely chopped red onion, or snipped fresh chives. 

What You'll Need

  • Blue Cheese Dip
  • 16 ounces full-fat sour cream
  • 1 1/2 cups mayonnaise
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon white or freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 ounces blue cheese, crumbled
  • Blue Cheese Spread
  • 4 ounces softened cream cheese
  • 4 ounces blue cheese,​ crumbled 
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons chopped walnuts, optional
  • 1 tablespoons fresh snipped chives
  • 1 tablespoon fresh chopped parsley
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

How to Make It

Blue Cheese Dip:

In a bowl combine the sour cream, mayonnaise, salt and white pepper; stir well. Add blue cheese; stir gently. Chill the dip for at least 1 hour.

Serve with assorted vegetables, wings, crackers, or as a topping for baked potatoes.

Makes about 3 1/2 cups of dip.

Blue Cheese Spread:

In a bowl combine the softened cream cheese with the 4 ounces of crumbled blue cheese, chopped walnuts, if using, the snipped chives, and chopped parsley.

Blend well.

Taste and add salt and freshly ground black pepper, as needed. 

Cover and refrigerate until thoroughly chilled.

Makes about 1 cup of spread.

Tips

You may use a food processor to blend ingredients.

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