Chunky Blue Cheese Dip Recipe
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Chunky Blue Cheese Dip Recipe

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Every time I make this quick dip, someone asks for the recipe. It only requires a few items, so its a snap to put together. I often prepare the thick spread with Gorgonzola cheese and serve it with toasted pecans. -Sandy Schneider Naperville, Illinois
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 12 servings


  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/3 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup crumbled blue cheese
  • 1/3 cup minced fresh chives
  • Toasted chopped pecans, optional
  • Apple and pear slices

Nutritional Facts

2 tablespoons dip: 112 calories, 10g fat (6g saturated fat), 32mg cholesterol, 229mg sodium, 1g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 0 fiber), 3g protein.


  1. Beat first four ingredients until blended; gently stir in blue cheese and chives. Transfer to a serving bowl. If desired, sprinkle with pecans. Serve with apple and pear slices. Yield: 12 servings (2 tablespoons dip each).
Originally published as Chunky Blue Cheese Dip in Quick Cooking November/December 2004, p28

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poolesd User ID: 8700036 241847
Reviewed Jan. 16, 2016

"For all the 4 oz 1 Cup people.... If you get really chunky Blue Cheese - 4 oz will make 1 cup... there will be a lot of open space between the cheese chunks... Love this recipe..."

christch User ID: 8650938 238867
Reviewed Dec. 6, 2015

"This recipe sounds good, but it calls for 1 cup of bleu cheese or 4 oz. There are 8 oz in a cup, so I do not know if 1 cup is a half of a cup or a full cup meaning 8 oz."

justducky76 User ID: 6426903 221125
Reviewed Feb. 22, 2015

"I made this for a party and had several people ask for the recipe. It was a complete hit and I made it as written. This will be one of my go-to for any gathering."

DianneHood User ID: 1209528 127094
Reviewed Oct. 15, 2011

"I love this recipe in the fall. I made it last night again for my neighborhood Euchre group and all the ladies loved it. It is unique to have a dip with fruit and nuts."

marshelle User ID: 204090 142305
Reviewed Oct. 30, 2010

"I made this and brought it to work. If you love blue cheese, you will love this! It pairs wonderfully with the fruit and nuts. Will definitely make this again!"

valanddansmith User ID: 988113 93424
Reviewed Dec. 1, 2008

"Wow, was this tasty!! This dip was perfect with the pear and apple slices and pecan halves!! I used regular black pepper - didn't really see a reason to buy white. I also used green onions/scallions rather than chives only because I can never seem to find really fresh chives in the grocery stores I go to. In any event, the extra bit of onion flavor was great! I will make this again and again!! Thanks!"

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