Homemade Blue Cheese Dip

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Homemade Blue Cheese Dip is a must if you’re serving any type of chicken wings or wedge salad. It’s the perfect dip for game days, holiday gatherings, and parties of all shapes and sizes!

hand dipping celery into a bowl of homemade blue cheese dip.

The Perfect Dip!

  • As soon as football games appear on TV, this easy blue cheese dip recipe wants to be on your shopping list!
  • Creamy blue cheese dip is not only easy to make, it’s delicious when served with buffalo chicken wings, dry rub wings, or any type of wings made in an air fryer.
  • Drizzle this easy dip over buffalo chicken meatballs, or dunk tortilla chips and fresh veggies to your heart’s content! It also makes a great blue cheese dressing for salads, potato wedges, and dolloped on top of filet mignon.
  • True blue cheese lovers adore this delicious dip because it’s a homemade version that’s free of additives and preservatives! Don’t forget the celery sticks!
bowl of blue cheese dip surrounded by crispy wings and celery sticks.
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Ingredients

Use simple ingredients and any type of blue cheese found at the grocery store.

Many of these items may already be in your refrigerator or pantry. See recipe card for quantities.

  • blue cheese crumbles – can substitute gorgonzola, danish bleu cheese, or a wedge of high quality blue cheese crumbled by hand
  • mayonnaise – use a good quality mayonnaise like Dukes
  • full-fat sour cream – can substitute greek yogurt for a light version
  • worcestershire sauce – feel free to add hot sauce if desired
  • bottled or fresh lemon juice – either work in this recipe
  • garlic salt – a combo of garlic and salt together
  • black pepper – for a little kick
  • fresh parsley – can use dried parsley as a substitute
ingredients needed for homemade blue cheese dip recipe.

Equipment

All you need to make this easy recipe is a small bowl and a spoon. You can use a food processor or blender if you like a smooth dip, but it’s not necessary if you want to keep it chunky.

Instructions

1 – In a mixing bowl, combine all ingredients together.

ingredients in bowl ready to be mixed together.

2 Mash some of the blue cheese crumbles with the back of a spoon and stir vigorously with the rest of ingredients. Top with fresh parsley and crumbles of blue cheese (optional).

blue cheese dip in a green bowl with a spoon.

3 – Place dip in a mason jar or airtight container and seal tightly. Keep in the refrigerator until ready to use. Dip is best when refrigerated at least 2 hours before serving.

Recipe FAQS

Where does blue cheese come from?

It’s been said that blue cheese originated in Roquefort, France, which explains why one type of blue cheese is called Roquefort.

How many types of blue cheese are there?

There are actually 5 types of blue cheese available in most markets. Choose from Danish Blue, Stilton, Gorgonzola, Roquefort, and the lesser known Cambrales. Roquefort is definitely the strongest of the five, while Danish Blue or Gorgonzola tend to be the mildest.

Is there a substitute for blue cheese in this recipe?

You can use feta cheese crumbles if you aren’t a blue cheese fan, but the taste will be totally different.

mason jar filled with blue cheese dip next to celery sticks.

Serving and Storage

  • When serving this great recipe at your next party, pour it into your favorite serving bowl and arrange baguette slices and fresh veggies around the dish.
  • Top dip with chopped parsley, green onion, or fresh chives and extra blue cheese crumbles for a nice presentation.
  • As a special homemade gift, package dip in mason jars. Deliver to friends and family during the holidays with the full recipe attached.
  • For best flavor, use this cheesy dip immediately. Store leftovers in an airtight container up to 1 week in the refrigerator.

What Goes With Blue Cheese Dip?

There is no end to the recipes you can pair with blue cheese dip, but here are a few of my favorites…

Recipe Card

fingers dipping celery stick into homemade blue cheese dip in a green bowl.

Homemade Blue Cheese Dip

Homemade Blue Cheese Dip is the perfect dip for game days, holiday gatherings, and parties of all shapes and sizes!
5 from 2 votes
Print Pin Rate
Course: Appetizers
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 12
Calories: 102kcal

*See notes in blog post for detailed tips, photos and instructions.

Equipment

  • large mixing bowl and spoon
  • airtight container

Ingredients

  • ½ cup blue cheese crumbles
  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • ½ cup full-fat sour cream
  • a dash of Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon bottled or fresh lemon juice
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • ½ Tablespoon fresh parsley chopped fine

Instructions

  • In a large mixing bowl, combine all ingredients together.
  • Mash some of the blue cheese crumbles with the back of a spoon and stir vigorously with the rest of ingredients.
  • Place dip in a mason jar or airtight container and seal tightly. Keep in the refrigerator until ready to use.

Notes

  • Dip is best when refrigerated at least 2 hours before serving. Store leftovers in an airtight container for up to 1 week in the refrigerator. 
  • Can substitute gorgonzola, danish bleu cheese, or a wedge of high quality blue cheese crumbled by hand.
  • Recipe makes 1 cup of dip or enough to fill a half pint mason jar. 
  • Serve Blue Cheese Dip with Air Fryer Chicken Wings!

Nutrition

Calories: 102kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 194mg | Potassium: 32mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 42mg | Iron: 1mg

Nutrition info is an auto generated estimate.

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