Blue Cheese with Date Spread



  • 4 ounces blue cheese
  • 16 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1 1/4 cups dates, finely chopped
  • Basil leaves, washed and patted dry
  • Assorted crackers, for serving
  • Prep time: 20 min
  • Servings: 2 1/2 cups
  • Difficulty: easy


In a food processor fitted with a metal blade, combine blue cheese and cream cheese. Process until smooth and blended. Transfer to air-tight container and chill in refrigerator for at least 4 hours.

Once chilled, form cheese into 6 even sized balls and roll each blue cheese ball in chopped dates. Serve cheese set on clean basil leaves. Arrange on a platter or cheese board with assorted crackers.

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