Dip Essentials: Hot Cream Cheese & Blue Cheese Dip

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By Andy Anderson !
from Wichita, KS

This is a wonderful dip for veggies, crackers, and especially some good chicken wings. If you are into football parties or tailgating, this recipe should be on your rotation. I serve this to my writing club, and no matter how much I make, it’s always gone by the end of the evening. So, you ready… Let’s get into the kitchen.

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serves 4
prep time 10 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients

  • PLAN/PURCHASE
  •   4 oz
    cream cheese, softened
  •   2 clove
    garlic, baked
  •   1/8 tsp
    salt, kosher variety, or to taste
  •   2 Tbsp
    heavy or whipping cream
  •   2 Tbsp
    mayonnaise, or vegeanaise
  •   1/2 tsp
    hot sauce (i like frank’s)
  •   1 pinch
    cayenne pepper
  •   1 pinch
    paprika
  •  
    black pepper, freshly ground, to taste
  •   2 oz
    blue cheese, crumbled, or you could use goat cheese

How To Make

  • 1
    PREP/PREPARE
  • 2
    Gather Your Ingredients.
  • 3
    Add all the ingredients, except the blue cheese (or goat cheese) to the bowl of a food processor.
  • 4
    If you are new to baking garlic, here is a good recipe to use: https://www.justapinch.com/recipes/sauce-spread/seasoning-mix/cooking-essentials-baked-garlic.html?p=4
  • 5
    Process until completely smooth.
  • 6
    Add the contents of the food processor to a small pan over medium-low heat.
  • 7
    Slowly bring up to a simmer, and then fold in the blue cheese (or goat cheese).
  • 8
    Chef's Note: Do a final testing for seasoning (hot sauce, salt, pepper).
  • 9
    PLATE/PRESENT
  • 10
    Add to a bowl and serve with some nice chicken wings, celery, or whatever else you choose to dip. Enjoy.
  • 11
    Keep the faith, and keep cooking.