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buffalo blue cheese dip recipe4th of July is on Monday!  4th of July is one of my absolute favorite holidays.  I love everything about it.  Celebrating our country, picnics, fireworks.  Everything.  When you live outside of your home country for a period of time, you really appreciate the little things, like our holidays.  Thanksgiving and the 4th are very strange when you are in a country that does not celebrate these holidays.  Why would they?  They are quintessentially American holidays.  This year, we will be celebrating on base.  I am not sure what that will entail.  But I can bet that it will include a grill, some kids on bikes, fireworks, and new friends.

My husband’s favorite food is buffalo wings.  If there is something “buffalo” style on a menu, you can bet that is what he will order.  I, on the other hand, do not really like wings.  I like the flavor combination of hot sauce and blue cheese, but I really do not like to eat greasy wings.  This dip is the perfect way for me to get the flavor that I love without having to take a shower after eating it.  This dip is so easy, you can make it a couple of days before you want to serve it, it only gets better.

buffalo blue cheese dip recipe1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese at room temperature
1/2 cup flat leaf parsley
1/4 cup green onions
1/2 cup sour cream
2 Tablespoons white wine vinegar
1 clove garlic
1 teaspoon hot sauce
1 teaspoon lemon zest
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese

To serve:

celery
carrot sticks
chicken strips

buffalo blue cheese dip recipePut everything except for the blue cheese in the bowl of a food processor.

buffalo blue cheese dip recipeProcess until it comes together.

buffalo blue cheese dip recipeAdd the blue cheese and pulse a few times to incorporate.

buffalo blue cheese dip recipeTransfer to a bowl and chill for a few hours.

buffalo blue cheese dip recipeServe with peeled carrots, sliced celery, chicken tenders, and some extra hot sauce.  I bought these chicken tenders at the store, but they are easy to make, and to make healthier.

buffalo blue cheese dip recipe

Buffalo Blue Cheese Dip

Ingredients

  • 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese at room temperature
  • 1/2 cup flat leaf parsley
  • 1/4 cup green onions
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 2 Tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 teaspoon hot sauce
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese
  • To serve:
  • celery
  • carrot sticks
  • chicken strip

Instructions

  1. Put everything except for the blue cheese in the bowl of a food processor.
  2. Process until it comes together.
  3. Add the blue cheese and pulse a few times to incorporate.
  4. Transfer to a bowl and chill for a few hours.
  5. Serve with peeled carrots, sliced celery, chicken tenders, and some extra hot sauce. I bought these chicken tenders at the store, but they are easy to make, and to make healthier.
http://bakedbree.com/buffalo-blue-cheese-dip

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19 Responses to Buffalo Blue Cheese Dip

  1. It will be my first 4th of July in Holland! I’m still going to throw a little BBQ though, how can I not? :) Enjoy your first 4th on the base Bree! Cheers xx

  2. Leigh says:

    Yum! Love all things buffalo, but not such a huge fan of wings either. I make buffalo chicken dip every chance I get (when I have plenty of other people around to help eat it!). Have a great 4th here in KS Bree!

  3. melinda says:

    as a vegetarian and huge LOVER of wing sauce and blue cheese, it is difficult to always come up with ways to make that combination happen. i’ll definitely be making this one soon! thanks for the yummy recipe. ;)

  4. Ronda says:

    I am really excited to make this. I think it will be perfect for the 4th! This and water chestnuts wrapped with bacon and slathered with barbeque sauce. Mmmm. What a yummy holiday.

    Hope you and your family are getting settled and making lots of new friends.

    Ronda
    Joplin, Missouri

    • bakedbree says:

      I love bacon and water chestnuts! I just cover mine with brown sugar and bake them. BBQ sauce sounds great.

  5. This looks mighty tasty. I LOVE buffalo wings! I also love dips. I definitely need to try this one. So is there any chance of you putting together a cookbook someday? I would buy it for sure! Then I would review it on my blog so everyone would know about it. Please write one :)

  6. Kocinera says:

    Literally, the only word that I can think of when I look at this dip is “Yum!” This looks so delicious!

  7. I love this dip!!! I only have eaten it in restaurants, but seeing your recipe, I know I MUST make it at home!!
    And, even if I also love chicken wings, my boyf doesn’t, so I’ll take with me also your chichen nugget recipes ;)
    Thanks for the recipes (for all the recipes, indeed). Congratulations for this great blog, and have a nice 4th july!!!
    (And sorry for my bad english, I know is not very good).

  8. Emilie says:

    I’m super stoked to try this! What is the heat level like for this recipe? We like our buffalo heat pretty high, do you think I might have to kick it up a notch? My hubby is just going to love this.

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