Blue Cheese and Walnut Spread

Makes 1 1/3 cups

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


  • 4 -ounce bar of cream cheese, room temperature

  • ½ cup walnuts, chopped

  • Coarse salt and ground pepper

  • 4 ounces (1 cup) cold crumbled blue cheese, such as Stilton

  • Crackers or crostini, for serving


  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. Transfermixture to a small bowl; smooth top. Serve with crackers or crostini. To store: Cover with plastic wrapand refrigerate, up to 1 week.

Cook's Notes

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

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