Roasted Garlic Cheese Spread

READY IN: 1hr 25mins
YIELD: 1 cup
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Note- If using salted butter, lower amount of salt used or omit.
  • Preheat oven to 325°F.
  • Cut off top third of garlic head without peeling away papery skin.
  • Drizzle top of garlic with olive oil until it is saturated.
  • Place garlic cut side down in a ovenproof ramekin dish or baking pan.
  • Roast for 60-75 minutes, or until soft and tender.
  • 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).
  • Add softened cream cheese, butter, salt, and pepper to mini-processor and pulse until creamy and smooth.
  • Place in a serving/storage dish and blend in snipped chives (if using).
  • Serve softened spread with assorted crackers.
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