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


Makes 1 1/2 cups; 10 to 12 servings

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Nutritional 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


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


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.