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Petrified Cheese Log

Serve up something that looks as if it's been festering in the pantry for months, even if it is really fresh and delicious.

Petrified Cheese Log

Source: Halloween 2004


  • 5 ounces blue cheese
  • 5 ounces softened cream cheese
  • Black sesame seeds
  • Blue food coloring (optional)
  • Crackers, for serving


  1. Mix blue cheese with 2 or 3 drops of blue food coloring, if desired; combine with softened cream cheese.

  2. Roll into a log, and wrap in plastic. Refrigerate until firm. Unwrap, and roll log in black sesame seeds. Serve with crackers.

Reviews (2)

  • pezgirl509 11 Nov, 2011

    I used Point Reyes blue cheese because it's softer and blends quite nicely and easily with the cream cheese, but it is very robust, so was very flavorful even though I used the whole 8 oz brick of cream cheese. This one wasn't such a big hit with the guests, but they did comment on its decorative appearance.

  • jmnorris 23 Nov, 2010

    Absolutly perfect! I served this at our Halloween party this year and everyone loved it! I ended up using poppy seeds instead of black sesame seeds and I used an extra half brick of cream cheese. It looks really cool with the little bit of blue food coloring and helps hint towards the blue cheese taste you're going to get when you eat it.

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