Blue Cheese Salad Squares

These retro blue cheese salad squares were a popular recipe in a 1950s edition of the Better Homes & Gardens New Cook Book.

Blue Cheese Salad Squares
Photo: Shirley Cheng
Prep Time:
15 mins
Freeze Time:
4 hrs
Stand Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
4 hrs 20 mins


  • 3 ounce cream cheese, softened

  • cup mayonnaise

  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

  • 4 ounce blue cheese, crumbled

  • cup celery, chopped

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • ½ cup heavy whipping cream


  1. Beat cream cheese, mayonnaise, and 1 tablespoon lemon juice until combined. Stir blue cheese, celery, and salt.

  2. Beat heavy cream until slightly thickened. Fold heavy cream into blue cheese mixture.

  3. Pour into 1-quart tray or pan; freeze firm. Before serving, let stand at room temperature 5 to 10 minutes. Cut in 1-inch cubes. Serve with assorted fresh or canned fruits--pears, peaches, pineapple, berries.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

202 Calories
20g Fat
2g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 202
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 20g 26%
Saturated Fat 9g 45%
Cholesterol 42mg 14%
Sodium 337mg 15%
Total Carbohydrate 2g 1%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 1.1mg 6%
Calcium 99mg 8%
Iron 0.1mg 1%
Potassium 90mg 2%
Folate, total 10.5mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.2mcg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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