Roasted Garlic Cheese Spread

READY IN: 1hr 25mins
Recipe by PalatablePastime

Easy and creamy, this makes a great snack or appetizer to serve to guests.

Top Review by Jen in Victoria

Delicious! This went perfectly as a spread/dip for flatbread. I made 2 changes, however. I doubled the garlic and omitted the butter. I think I will make it just like that next time, too. Thanks for the great recipe!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Note- If using salted butter, lower amount of salt used or omit.
  2. Preheat oven to 325°F.
  3. Cut off top third of garlic head without peeling away papery skin.
  4. Drizzle top of garlic with olive oil until it is saturated.
  5. Place garlic cut side down in a ovenproof ramekin dish or baking pan.
  6. Roast for 60-75 minutes, or until soft and tender.
  7. When slightly cooled, squeeze out roasted garlic cloves and place in a mini-food processor (or may place in a bowl to whisk by hand).
  8. Add softened cream cheese, butter, salt, and pepper to mini-processor and pulse until creamy and smooth.
  9. Place in a serving/storage dish and blend in snipped chives (if using).
  10. Serve softened spread with assorted crackers.

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