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Blue Cheese Spread

Yield Makes 1 1/2 cups; 10 to 12 servings
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


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

Nutrition Information

  • calories 96
  • caloriesfromfat 80 %
  • protein 4.3 g
  • fat 8.5 g
  • satfat 5.5 g
  • carbohydrate 0.7 g
  • fiber 0.0 g
  • sodium 267 mg
  • cholesterol 25 mg

How to Make It

  1. In a small bowl, stir blue cheese to break up slightly.

  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.