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    Blue Cheese Butter Recipe

    Published May 5, 2024. This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure policy.

    This easy-to-make blue cheese butter recipe is the perfect creamy topping for your favorite steak dish. You will love the big, bold blue cheese flavors in this butter.

    I am big into flavored butter and believe it can turn any dish into a wonderful balance of flavor. If you want to try out some fun butter, try my Honey Butter or even how to make Homemade Butter.

    blue cheese butter on a steak


     

    Blue Cheese Butter

    Blue cheese butter is a simple recipe of softened butter, softened blue cheese crumbles, a hint of lemon juice, and salt and pepper. It is not an overly common recipe, but one that I used to make in the restaurant industry, which we would serve on crostini or steak.

    This butter is best served at room temperature, so it is easy to spread on food. If it’s too cold it will break apart and not be overly pleasant to eat.

    Ingredients and Substitutions

    • Butter – I always use unsalted butter in my cooking and baking to control the sodium content. In addition, it’s important that butter be softened to room temperature so that it easily whips.
    • Cheese – I used Maytag blue cheese. However, you can use any blue cheese or gorgonzola will work.
    • Lemon — Freshly squeezed lemon juice adds clean acid to the butter, enhancing the flavor of whatever you serve it with.
    • Seasoning – Coarse salt and freshly cracked pepper is all that’s used.

    How to Make Blue Cheese Butter

    Add the lemon juice, blue cheese crumbles, softened butter, and salt and pepper to a medium-sized bowl.

    adding lemon to butter

    Using a whisk, mix everything together until combined.

    whisking butter

    Adjust the seasonings with salt and pepper.

    mixing a blue cheese butter

    Store the butter or serve it. Try spreading some on my filet mignon recipe.

    blue cheese butter on steak

    Make-Ahead and Storage

    Make-Ahead: You can make this up to 5 days ahead of time. Keep it in the refrigerator or freezer until you are ready to use it.

    How to Store: Place it in a container with a lid or rolled in parchment paper and keep it in the refrigerator for up to 7 days. Cover and freeze it for up to 6 months.

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    chef notes + tips

    • You can use other fresh herbs such as parsley, oregano, basil, thyme, chervil, or rosemary.
    • Feel free to add some minced raw or roasted garlic for enhanced flavors.
    • You can also make this recipe in a stand mixer with the paddle attachment or using electric hand beaters
    • If you love blue cheese flavor, you can absolutely add more.

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    Blue Cheese Butter Recipe

    This easy-to-make blue cheese butter recipe is the perfect full-flavored creamy topping for your favorite steak dish.
    Servings: 2 cups
    Prep Time: 10 minutes
    Cook Time: 0 minutes

    Ingredients 

    • 2 sticks softened unsalted butter
    • 1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese
    • juice of 1/2 lemon, about 1 to 1/2 tablespoons
    • coarse salt and pepper to taste

    Instructions

    • Add the lemon juice, blue cheese crumbles, softened butter, and salt and pepper to a medium-sized bowl.
    • Using a whisk, mix everything together until combined.
    • Adjust the seasonings with salt and pepper.
    • Store the butter or serve it. Try spreading some on my filet mignon recipe.

    Notes

    Make-Ahead: You can make this up to 5 days ahead of time. Keep it in the refrigerator or freezer until you are ready to use it.
    How to Store: Place it in a container with a lid or rolled in parchment paper and keep it in the refrigerator for up to 7 days. Cover and freeze it for up to 6 months.
    You can use other fresh herbs such as parsley, oregano, basil, thyme, chervil, or rosemary.
    Feel free to add some minced raw or roasted garlic for enhanced flavors.
    If you love blue cheese flavor, you can absolutely add more.
    You can also make this recipe in a stand mixer with the paddle attachment or using electric hand beaters

    Nutrition

    Calories: 929kcalCarbohydrates: 1gProtein: 8gFat: 101gSaturated Fat: 64gPolyunsaturated Fat: 4gMonounsaturated Fat: 26gTrans Fat: 4gCholesterol: 268mgSodium: 1115mgPotassium: 114mgSugar: 0.2gVitamin A: 3081IUCalcium: 205mgIron: 0.1mg
    Course: accompaniment
    Cuisine: english, French