Roasted Garlic Cheese Spread

8
Servings
10m
Prep Time
75m
Cook Time
1h 25m
Ready In


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

Original recipe yields 8 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (35.3 g)
  • Calories 120.7
  • Total Fat - 11.2 g
  • Saturated Fat - 5.6 g
  • Cholesterol - 25.5 mg
  • Sodium - 289.1 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 3.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 0 g
  • Sugars - 1 g
  • Protein - 2.7 g
  • Calcium - 25 mg
  • Iron - 0.5 mg
  • Vitamin C - 0.7 mg
  • Thiamin - 0 mg

Step 1

Note- If using salted butter, lower amount of salt used or omit.

Step 2

Preheat oven to 325°F.

Step 3

Cut off top third of garlic head without peeling away papery skin.

Step 4

Drizzle top of garlic with olive oil until it is saturated.

Step 5

Place garlic cut side down in a ovenproof ramekin dish or baking pan.

Step 6

Roast for 60-75 minutes, or until soft and tender.

Step 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).

Step 8

Add softened cream cheese, butter, salt, and pepper to mini-processor and pulse until creamy and smooth.

Step 9

Place in a serving/storage dish and blend in snipped chives (if using).

Step 10

Serve softened spread with assorted crackers.

Tips & Variations


  • Makes 1 cup.

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