Blue Cheese and Walnut Spread

This spread is also delicious served on apple or pear wedges. Rub them first with lemon juice to prevent discoloration.

  • Yield: Makes 1 1/3 cups
Blue Cheese and Walnut Spread

Source: Everyday Food, November 2006

Ingredients

  • 4-ounce bar of cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1/2 cup walnuts, chopped
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper
  • 4 ounces (1 cup) cold crumbled blue cheese, such as Stilton
  • Crackers or crostini, for serving

Directions

  1. In a medium bowl, stir cream cheese with a wooden spoon until softened. Mix in walnuts; season with salt and pepper. Gently fold in blue cheese, breaking up as little as possible. Transfer mixture to a small bowl; smooth top. Serve with crackers or crostini. To store: Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate, up to 1 week.

Cook's Note

To store: Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate, up to 1 week.

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