Blue Cheese Spread

NOTES: Look for a soft, crumbly blue cheese with no rind, such as Point Reyes. Serve with crackers and purchased onion jam. You can make the spread up to 2 days ahead; cover and chill. Let it come to room temperature before serving. PREP TIME: 5 minutes

Yield: Makes 1 1/2 cups; 10 to 12 servings
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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 96
  • Calories from fat: 80%
  • Protein: 4.3g
  • Fat: 8.5g
  • Saturated fat: 5.5g
  • Carbohydrate: 0.7g
  • Fiber: 0.0g
  • Sodium: 267mg
  • Cholesterol: 25mg


  • 8 ounces soft blue cheese (see notes), at room temperature
  • About 1/2 cup whipping cream
  • Fresh-ground pepper


  1. 1. In a small bowl, stir blue cheese to break up slightly.
  2. 2. Gradually stir in 1/2 cup whipping cream; if mixture is too stiff, add more cream as desired. Add pepper to taste. Spoon into a serving bowl.
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