Blue Cheese Dressing Recipe
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Blue Cheese Dressing Recipe

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I tasted this tangy dressing for the first time at a friend's house. She gave me the recipe, and now I make it every week. I always keep some in my refrigerator. It tastes much better than bottled blue cheese dressing and is a snap to make. -Barbara Nowakowski, North Tonawanda, New York
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. + chilling
MAKES:16 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. + chilling
MAKES: 16 servings


  • 1-1/2 cups mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup cider vinegar
  • 4 teaspoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) crumbled blue cheese

Nutritional Facts

2 tablespoon: 200 calories, 20g fat (5g saturated fat), 19mg cholesterol, 234mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (2g sugars, trace fiber), 2g protein


  1. In a bowl, combine the first seven ingredients. Stir in the blue cheese. Cover and chill at least 2 hours. Store in the refrigerator. Yield: 2 cups.
Originally published as Blue Cheese Dressing in Taste of Home April/May 1995, p27

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Reviewed Jul. 1, 2015

"This is an excellent dressing recipe. I needed a blue cheese dressing to make wedge salads, and this was it."

Reviewed Feb. 28, 2015

"This makes SOOOO much dressing. It is very good, but it is too much for what I need. There is one other recipe that I have found that I like just a tad bit better and the amount is perfect. Thanks for a wonderful recipe!!!"

Reviewed Nov. 17, 2012

"Very good. Husband and kids loved it. Super easy to make."

Reviewed Sep. 24, 2012

"I do not buy store-bought dressings because they are loaded with sugar and preservatives. I have always loved blue cheese dressing but have had a hard time finding one I really enjoyed that wasn't loaded with all the bad stuff. So I tried this recipe and was very impressed. I substituted a natural non-sugar sweetener for the sugar and it was fantastic. Even my husband, who normally doesn't like blue cheese dressing, thought it was great. I plan to make this one regularly. Yum!"

Reviewed Mar. 26, 2012

"I used greek yogurt in place of s.c. is very easy, i did add bit more yogurt and vinegar. It is quite tasty."

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